Kingsley
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Company secretary/legal adviser
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 1999
University of Jos
No added languages

Experience

Company Secretary/Legal Adviser
Crane Property Development Company Limited
January 2012 - Present Day (5 years 7 months)

 Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of a rapidly expanding property company with several successfully completed projects within the Lagos Mega-City project.

 Proactive provision of world class Company Secretarial/Administrative services to the Board of Directors, Management, Staff & various stake holders;

 Liaison with state & federal governmental agencies;

 Successfully developed, obtained BOD approval and implemented the Legal, Administrative & Company Secretarial Policy Manuals;

 Proactive provision of world class Legal Research; Legal Opinions & Advice; Preparation of Commercial Documents and Legal Agreements

 Provision of Tax consultancy; Staff Training; Corporate Planning; Structuring; Strategic Management/Implementation

Consultant
Nova Capital Partners
May 2011 - March 2013 (1 year 11 months)
  • Independent Nigerian Consultant to a rapidly growing Emerging Markets

Investment Bank;

  • Responsible for pipeline generation and deal sourcing;
  • Financial Modeling;
  • Due Diligence; &
  • Legal, Regulatory and Compliance framework development and implementation.
Partner
LexHaus Barristers & Solicitors
January 2011 - March 2013 (2 years 3 months)

 Broad based commercial legal consultancy & practice;

 Company secretarial consultancy and practice;

 Facilitating a public/private sector initiative partnership project in the microfinance sub sector;

 Litigation – Commercial. Civil, IP, Admiralty & Criminal before the Courts of Superior Jurisdiction; Facilitating ship arrest;; Advising clients in all aspects of Ship Mortgage;

Acquisition and Financing;

 Marine Insurance; Marine Insurance Claims; Ship Service Contracts and

Cargo Disputes (short loading and landing).

 Preparation of various Commercial Documents and Legal Agreements;

 Patent and Trademark Registration; NAFDAC Registration and Certification

 Consultant – Tax, Corporate planning & structuring; Change & Strategic Management/Implementation; Business Modeling; & Small Business Advisory services.

Principal Manager, Legal & Ethical Compliance Services
Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers
April 2010 - January 2011 (10 months)

 Legal and compliance services with respect to the regulation of capital market operators.

 Legal Research; Legal opinions & advice to the Governing Council, Board of

Fellows, Committee and various departments of the Institute.

 Secretary, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers Disciplinary Tribunal;

 Secretary, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers Investigative panel;

 Secretary, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers Governing Council & Board of

Fellows;

 Acting Head, Admin & HR;

 Representing the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers in Court;

 Overseeing the preparation of Commercial Documents & Legal Agreements;

 Facilitating the registration of the Institute’s Trademarks;

 Implementation of the Institute’s Strategic Plan for 2010 – 2012;

 Supervision of Service providers to fulfill the short, intermediate and long term objectives of the Institute.