Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page. Here you will find information on our Firm, as well as our services.

If you have a question that isn't answered here, please contact us on [email protected]

1. How long have you been in business?

NHLF was founded in 1986 by its Senior Managing Partner, Nico Halle. Since inception, we has made the conscious effort and decision to remain a legal powerhouse.

2. Is the Nico Halle & Co. Law Firm (NHLF) the right law firm for me? / Why should I trust your firm with my case?

When faced with an issue requiring legal advice, one of the most important decisions you have to make is the choice of a Law Firm to represent you / provide legal and advisory services.  The right attorney could herald in successful litigation or guide you appropriately in a commercial or corporate transaction, while the wrong one could land you in a muddle. The NHLF is a law firm with a reputation and proven track record of excellence, with trained attorneys who through their experience have gained recognition for work. Our skill in your area of interest is a boon and will definitely give you an edge over competitors, or adversaries.

3. What types of cases does your law firm handle?

The NHLF is a full service law firm with attorneys trained and experienced in various areas of practice, spanning various industries. Our areas of practice include but are not limited to:

Banking & Finance

Business law

Commercial & Corporate practice

Dispute resolution

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– Employment & Labour

Families & Individuals

Global Mobility & Corporate Immigration

–  Intellectual Property & Technology

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Regulatory & Compliance

Tax

Translation

etc.

Meanwhile our clients are leading corporations in industries including

Agribusiness

Fintech

Financial Institutions

Healthcare & Life sciences

Hospitality, Gaming, and Leisure

Luxury, Fashion & Beauty

Media, Sports & Entertainment

Natural Resources

Real Estate & Property

Retail & Consumer Products

Small & Medium Sized Enterprises

Technology & Innovation

Telecommunications 

Transport (Aviation, Maritime, Road)

Please visit our expertise pages for information on our areas of practice, and Industries.

4. What are your business hours?

We are open from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. However, where there is urgency, please call our hotline or email us after hours. As our clientor potential client, we are committed to returning your calls and emails within 24 hours or less.

5. What are the legal fees?

We have a policy of transparent billing. In that we inform you of foreseeable cost to be incurred, and do not incur additional cost without informing you and taking your instruction. Our fee structure is flexible, and depending on the case at hand, we can arrange hourly or flat fee agreements.

6. How can I become a client of the NHLF?

Please email us on [email protected]llelaw.com or visit our contact page for more options on how to reach us. Once you reach us, we will review the matter at hand, and ascertain whether or how our firm can represent you and your case.  Please note that you become our client and we your attorneys only after an agreement has been signed – no information on this website constitutes an attorney-client relationship. Please read our disclaimer notice.

7. How will I be kept informed of my case(s)?

Our attorney will send you prompt updates after each hearing, and also regularly inform you on the status of your matter in a manner that ensures you are up-to-date but not overwhelmed.

Do not hesitate to reach out to us (call/email) or the attorney in charge of your matter with any question with regard to your case or on any other matter.

8. Do I need to come into your office and meet you in person to retain you, or to receive legal services?

At the start, we recommend you come into our offices to enable you become acquainted with the attorney who will be in charge of your matter. However, when it is not possible for you to come to our office, we can schedule an online meeting via zoom or skype or any other medium through which you can clearly communicate with your attorney.

9. What can I expect from you as my attorney?

You can expect to have experienced attorneys with the experience at providing creative and long lasting solutions. Our legal and advisory services are exceptional, and e will work cooperatively, diligently, assiduously, and ethically to attain favorable results for our clients.

10. What is expected of me as a client of your firm?

As a client, the first thing we assure you of is the principle of attorney-client privilege. As such, weexpect you to be open and proactive in providing us with information, facts etc. Bear in mind that the information you deem inconsequential may turn the tide for you. To enable us provide you with appropriate services, we will require that you be honest and responsive with us, to enable us choose the right course of action for you.