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Managing PartnerJun 2007
General Litigation, Supervision of Litigations, maintaining a professional appearance and providing a positive company image to the public, active participation in Commercial Litigation involving Oil and Gas matters, Debt Recovery, Drafting and review of commercial agreements.
AssociateMar 2006 - Oct 2007 (1 year)
Provide analysis and counsel on legal, policy, and environmental issues to include; proposed new products, protecting intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial offerings, financial structuring, securities offerings, compliance issues for a pre-IPO company, nondisclosure agreements, outstanding agreements and business strategic planning.
Senior CounselAug 2005 - Sep 2006 (1 year)
• Lead the company through the IPO process, and attend to SEC and public shareholder issues. • Provide legal counsel on issues arising from actual or anticipated lawsuits. • Anticipate and guard against legal risks facing the company • Develop and recommend company policy and position on legal issues. • Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues. • Represent the Company or its officials in various legal proceedings.
CounselAug 2004 - Oct 2005 (1 year)
• Conducting research, interviewing clients and witnesses, and preparing for trial. • Help to protect clients’ claims to copyrights, creative work under contract, product designs and computer programs. • Advise clients on patent law, which allows them to protect their invention of a new product or process. • Assist with the conduct of negotiations with mining companies and others seeking access to land in Nigeria.
Barrister at Law (BL) Second Class Hons. (Upper Division)2003 - 2004 (1 year)
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Second Class Hons. (Upper Division)1997 - 2002 (5 years)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Second Class Hons. (Upper Division)1987 - 1991 (4 years)
Certificate in Computer Appreciation & Desktop Publishing School (2004)Al-Ummah Café Computer Institute, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Computer appreciation and desktop publishing.
Legal Writing, Interviewing & Counseling Skills (2008)Continuing Legal Education Committee, Nigerian Bar Association
Legal writing, interviewing and counseling skills
Case Management & Research Skills (2008)Continuing Legal Education Committee, Nigerian Bar Association
Case management and research skills
The Role of the Legal Practitioner in the Capital Market (2008)Continuing Legal Education Committee, Nigerian Bar Association
The role of the legal practitioner in the capital market
Mediation Advocacy Workshop for Lawyers (2010)Continuing Legal Education Committee, Nigerian Bar Association
Mediation advocacy workshop for lawyers