The law firm of Tope Adebayo LLP today announces its affiliation with White Wiggins & Barnes LLP, the oldest minority-owned civil practice law firm in the state of Texas. White Wiggins & Barnes LLP, have just recently opened its Johannesburg, South Africa office at the Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton.

Tope Adebayo LLP is a multidisciplinary firm with specialty in International Asset Tracing and Recovery. Tope Adebayo LLP is currently part of the team appointed by the Nigerian Government in its efforts to recover billions of dollars illegally removed from Nigeria by past administrations, multinational corporations and private individuals.

White Wiggins & Barnes is actively involved in entertainment related projects in both Nigeria and South Africa, and works closely with leading African and internationally known artists and producers. In addition to its focus on entertainment and emerging markets development, White Wiggins & Barnes has considerable experience in international litigation and litigation avoidance, regulatory compliance, including corruption and fraud-related investigations.

We strongly believe that this strategic alliance which will become effective from the 1st of September, 2018 will consolidate the respective areas of expertise and relationships as well as opening Tope Adebayo LLP to greater opportunities that exist among American and African Entrepreneurs, content creators, and businesses in the areas of entertainment, emerging markets development, international dispute resolution and international regulatory compliance.

Kennedy Barnes of White Wiggins & Barnes, who lived and worked in South Africa for almost two years, stated that

“Lagos and Johannesburg are at the center of the African emerging economic market. We are very pleased and excited about our growth strategy into Africa, and our affiliation with Tope and his team will allow us to significantly accelerate our goals on the continent”.

Mr. Tope Adebayo of Tope Adebayo LLP stated that he is confident that

“the relationship with White Wiggins & Barnes will greatly expand the firm’s entertainment-related capacity and adding a wealth of experience in our traditional practice areas”.

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