Olapeju
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Associate 400 000
Job Type: Part-Time

Education

From 0 to 2008
Nigerian law school
From 0 to 2006
University College London
From 0 to 2004
University of Wolverhampton, England
No added languages

Experience

Associate
AELEX
January 2010 - Present Day (7 years 2 months)

Member of the team responsible for:-

  • Preparing a Master Gas Sale and Aggregation Agreement for wholesale gas supply in Nigeria; drafting the Escrow Agreement for the escrow of payments for wholesale gas in Nigeria; incorporated the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria (GACON), the strategic aggregator company which will coordinate the supply of wholesale gas.
  • Advising a leading multinational on various options for the divestment of its interest in an indigenous oil company.
  • Advising a project company on its Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract in relation to the construction of a power plant
  • Advising an oil and gas company on the acquisition of three oil blocs in Chad and the divestment of a portion of its participating interest to a Canadian company
  • Review of a draft of the mining regulations being proposed for implementation by the Minister of the Ministry of Mining and Solid Mineral Development.
  • Preparation of a health and safety matrix for a major oil and gas company
  • Advising a client on the PPP vehicle and the development of the buss mass transit legal and regulatory regime for the FCT.
  • Advising on the acquisition of controlling interests on a number of mining exploration projects; advised on proposed project structures; reviewed the JVAs and supporting documentation.
  • Advising a foreign borrower on its investment in a Nigerian SPV engaging in real estate development.
  • Review and advising a client on several natural and liquid gas sales and purchase agreement.
  • Advising an international private equity company in its acquisition of a switching company, which included; conducting due diligence exercise on the target.
  • Assisting in conducting legal due diligence on a Nigerian company and its affiliates in relation to the integration of their business with that of the purchaser’s East African operations.
  • Advising a Buoy Mooring company on the implications of the Nigerian Content and Development Act (Local Content Act) on its operations in Nigeria.
  • Advising a telecommunications company in the facilitation of its mobile initiated communication services to a financial institution.
  • Advising a telecommunications company of the supply of its localisation based telecommunication products and services to a state government..
  • Advising a foreign borrower on obtaining a three-tier US $12, 000,00 facility from a Nigerian bank for the financing of power related projects in Nigeria; Including the review of all security documents( guarantee, mortgage, charges)
  • Advising a foreign borrower on a commodity financing structure; including the review of all security documents (pledge, stock inspection agreement, warehouse agreement).
  • Advising a switching company on business entry
  • Attending meetings, preparation of board resolutions, notices of meetings
  • Advising clients on Labour Law issues.
  • Company Secretarial- preparing for and attending board meetings and Annual General Meetings.
NYSC Corper
Chevron Nigeria Limited
September 2008 - September 2009 (1 year 1 month)

NATIONAL YOUTH CORPER, LEGAL DEPARTMENT, CHEVRON NIGERIA LIMITED: Sept 2008- Sept 2009: I have been able to draft, review and offer legal opinions on various aspects of commercial law e.g.

  • Medical Confidentiality
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Joint Venture Agreements(JVA)
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee and Adoption Law
  • Employee Confidentiality
  • Pipeline Disputes
  • Supernumerary Police Officers
  • Mineral Oils(Safety) Regulations
  • Review of Lease Agreements
  • Review of Crude Handling Agreements
  • Review of Arbitration Agreements
  • Drafting of Miscellaneous Company Resolutions
  • Drafting of Share Transfer Agreements
  • Wills and Probate Practice
  • NMASA Issues
  • Company Secretarial
Office Team Administrator
Food Standard Agency, Holborn, UK
March 2006 - September 2006 (6 months)
  • Researches on the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.
  • Consorting various opinions and ideas from consumers for submission to a supervisor.
  • Reviewing Files for future evaluation and archiving, preparation of events, meetings and travel plans for head of my department
  • Attending seminars relevant to the industry, pro active support to project team and stakeholders, updating finance report monthly
  • Preparation of advisory and course work, Client liaison, some of which is highly confidential.
  • Preparation for meetings and minute taking. Handling incoming and outgoing mail, Office health & safety and security.
  • Liaising with suppliers, Other adhoc duties as they arise as well as liaising with other departments for necessary information pertaining to my work and duties
  • Coordination of corporate client events and internal functions. Processing of contract invoices and billing system.
LEGAL ASSISTANT
THE TREASURY SOLICITOR (PERSONAL INJURY TEAM OF THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, LONDON,UK
January 2005 - September 2005 (9 months)
  • Drafting letters to client, witnesses and solicitors where deemed to be necessary.
  • Dealing with financial/admin matters as well as ordering/interpreting medical record,
  • Liaising with Team Secretary to review status of files and to provide notification of files sent for archiving
  • Preparing bundles for Counsel/Court and ensuring all costs due and payable to opposing solicitors and others have been paid,
  • Ensuring that all parties have been informed of the compromise of the litigation claims, Signing off of correspondence files in accordance with current procedures and guidance,
  • Liaising with colleagues and other from the client department to ensure litigation and other procedures have been completed
  • To manage and record delegate attendance on training courses,
  • Advising the Training Director on delegate numbers and course viability; while using excel, Lotus Notes, manage the printing and administration associated with all training courses;
  • To send out and co-ordinate training pre-course work as well as collecting and analysing client feedback forms, answer first line support calls enquiries within agreed service levels;
  • To deliver quality service while handling all customer service issues; help with the production of training and development materials and distribution to clients as required
  • ,Office & Accounts Administration: To make sure that all payments for the courses were made untime and accurately by liaising with the Finance department