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Bunmi
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Corporate legal officer
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2010
University College London
From 0 to 2008
Nigerian Law School, Abuja
From 0 to 2007
University of Ilorin
No added languages

Experience

Associate
Femi Atoyebi & Co,Lagos, Nigeria
October 2011 - Present Day (5 years 6 months)
  • Conduct client interviews and prepare court processes for vessel owners, managers or operators to arrest or release ocean-going vessels
  • Represent clients in vessel collision matters.
  • Investigate ship financing documents and registered vessels at the ship registry.
  • Advise clients on a wide range of matters. Researched regional regulatory policies to ensure clients have complete record of documents required for registration at the ship registry.
  • Conduct due diligence on companies. Draft contracts and articles of incorporation.
  • Draft loan agreements, mortgage agreements, tenancy agreements and deed of assignments for clients.
  • Prepare legal process toward debt recovery process for corporate bodies.
Litigation Associate
W.K Shittu & Co, Lagos, Nigeria
April 2011 - August 2011 (5 months)
  • Conducted client interviews and prepared court processes for clients who were land owners and government agencies. Represented Clients interest at various Courts. Represented Clients interest in out of Court settlement process.
  • Prepare legal process toward debt recovery process for corporate bodies.
Trainee Associate
PAUL USORO AND Co, Lagos, Nigeria
August 2008 - July 2009 (11 months)

Trainee Associate (National Youth Service) August 2008-July 2009

  • Prepared due diligence reports. Drafted resolutions and minutes.
  • Prepared incorporation documents for companies. Assisted in proceedings for winding up of companies and enforcing minority shareholder rights.
  • Attended joint venture board meetings, and advised companies on appointment of non-executive directors and auditors, remuneration of company directors and officers and corporate social responsibility.
  • Drafted ship financing documents and registered vessels at the ship registry. Reviewed documentation to ensure that clients had a complete record of documents required for registration at the ship registry.
  • Conducted research and advised clients on regional regulatory matters.
  • Organised a workshop to sensitize the Council for Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria