Sterling Partnership is the Nigerian member of the ALFA International network, a global legal network of independent business focused law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA International is the oldest legal network and remains one of the largest and strongest. The ALFA organisation is comprised of 145 member firms with 85 members in the United States and 60 members in Latin and South America, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Australia/New Zealand, and throughout Asia.
ALFA International member firms meet high standards to be part of this legal network and are well respected in the international legal and business community. ALFA International law firms are among the best–in-class, garnering local, state, and national and international recognition and awards. Great care is taken in the selection process, with heavy reliance on input from clients, other ALFA firms, and professional organizations. Member firms’ service to ALFA International clients is closely monitored, and firms must consistently contribute to the network's wide range of client initiatives.
ALFA firms provide their clients with high-quality, cost-efficient legal services worldwide. ALFA International clients benefit from a geographically comprehensive network of exceptional law firms and accomplished trial and business counsel. The ALFA model enables members to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, while drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms when necessary.
ALFA International serves as a ready platform to provide clients with immediate access to a comprehensive network of law firms, covering 92 of the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, and 60 countries around the world. ALFA International has a global skills pool for different practice areas such as Admiralty and Maritime, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Oil and Gas, Environmental Law, Bankruptcy, among others.