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Main Office

Lekki Phase 1

Benin City

10, Akenzua Street
(2nd floor)
Off Plymonth Road
Benin City
Edo state

Abuja Office

Plot 2669 Aguiyi Ironsi Street

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Frequently asked Questions

Our staff have hands-on experience in the legal field, so we understand exactly what you need. Get in touch and we will be delighted to help.

What should I expect from my criminal defense attorney?

At Manifield Solicitors, our team is well equipped to handle both misdemeanor and felony charges. You can expect a free consultation, where we will assess the charges against you and offer you, our view, of the available options to defend you, and the possible outcomes. Each person’s case is different. we never offer guarnatees, but we do tell you what the probable outcome, given our expereince and your unique set of facts. If appropriate we will work to get a you a plea offer, or represent you at trial, if the case is brought before a judge or jury. We will work hand in hand with you throughout the criminal proceeding, attending all hearings and brining the case to a conclusion.

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

It is preferable for you to come to our office so that you can become acquainted with the staff who will be working diligently on your case. However, when it is not possible for you to come to our office, we can schedule a date and time to meet with you at a location that is more convenient for you. In addition, we can facilitate business electronically to save you time and money.

Do you charge for consultations?

We want to ensure that our clients are well informed on their legal rights. Therefore, we offer free consultations to our clients and potential clients for the first 2 consultations.

What will the legal fees cost me?

We are committed to providing you with the most cost effective legal representation. We can arrange hourly, contingency, and  flat fee agreements.

Can we trust a lawyer to divulge very privy information to him?

Lawyers are duty bound by ethics to keep secrets and information divulged by their client.

Will I have to go to court?

With any legal case that is filed in court, there is a chance that you will have to go to court; however, most personal injury/ civil problem cases are settled without the need for a trial. Our firm can work diligently and settle your case in a timely manner, but if going to court is necessary, we can represent you skillfully at trial.

What are your business hours?

Our business hours are 8:30 am to 6:00 pm Mondaythrough Friday. However, please feel free to call or email us after hours. We are committed to returning our client’s and potential client’s calls and emails within 24 hours or less.

What do I receive in exchange for your lawyers’s fee?

In exchange for our lawyer’s fee your case will receive the professional attention of Manifield Solicitors, experienced in handling claims at all stages of litigation. Our mission is to provide our clients with the most potent, proficient, and principled legal services possible.

How can I become a client of your firm?

Please call us at (234) 80104242598 of our staff who will schedule you a free consultation, at a time that is most convenient for you, with one of the firm’s attorneys. During your free consultation the lawyer will determine how our firm can best represent you and your case.

What do I do when I have a question?

You can call our office or email us at with any questions in regards to your case or on any other matter. We are committed to returning all calls and emails within 24 hours.

What can I expect from you?

You can expect to have experienced trial lawyers at your disposal. Lawyers whom both prior clients and other lawyers are willing to refer due to their knowledge of our unique legal strengths, our ability to effectively advocate difficult and complex cases, and our desire to work cooperatively and ethically to attain favorable results for our clients.

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

We want you to trust that we are here to help you during the difficult times that arise when being faced with a lawsuit or impending problems We expect for you to come to us with any questions or concerns that you may have. We want you to be honest and responsive with us so that we can best prepare you for any possible depositions.

Can a lawyer lie to protect his client?

It is fallacious to reason that lawyers lie, a lawyer will employ all skill to ensure thorough defence of his client.

Why do lawyers have a close relationship with each other, doesn’t it affect the case at hand?

Lawyers have mutual respect for their fellows, it is a duty. And this does not affect their client in any way.

Can we trust a lawyer to divulge very privy information to him?

Lawyers are duty bound by ethics to keep secrets and information divulged by their client.

Can a client sue his lawyer?

A client can sue his lawyer, if he believe that he did not handle his case efficiently and competently. E.g Negligence.