The momentum for MS & Co Principal Partner's to modernise heritage alliance Firm of Sobo Sowemimo & Co (SS & Co) basically coincided with a Firm management decision to form MS & Co for following service interests. An international outward looking wing for international briefs connected to the Nigerian legal jurisdiction. The longevity of SS & CO in the legal service business is instrumental to this objective and cannot be celebrated without mention of another heritage predecessor in name of Fani-Kayode & Sowemimo (FKS). FKS as founded in 1972 by two exceptional legal luminaries whom Firm was named after; attained legacy successes in both legal industry (as QCs and SANs) as well as statesmen in public affairs spectrums. The partnership of FKS having dissolved at demise of the founders, and, though survived by Sobo Sowemimo & Co. MS & Co was basically formed with the intention of the Principal Partner to re position SS & Co locally; that is with an international outward looking new business services wing.
SS & CO as the parent alliance Firm for decade years serviced under retainer ship: banks, Insurance companies, tertiary educational institutions, government agencies, private companies, and, private clients. MS & Co as a Nigerian law firm with an international outlook provides services in same areas. As well as new practice areas of: public international law, and, entertainment law. Amongst other practice areas aimed to stretch the Firm into new service areas; that are compatible with multi disciplinary background of Counsels.
The Firm's mission statement is two fold: catering for local and, international business community legal in exciting world of opportunities which Nigeria offers as a prominent African economy.