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Counsel
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2005
Queen Mary, University of London
From 0 to 2005
University of Kent at Canterbury
No added languages

Experience

Counsel
Chief Rotimi Williams' Chambers
January 2009 - Present Day (8 years 6 months)
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution;
  • Preparing Court Processes;
  • Providing Legal Advice to Domestic and Foreign Clients;
  • Drafting, Negotiating and Reviewing various Agreements;
  • Management of Regulatory issues on behalf of Clients;
  • Contracts and transaction management
  • Preparing legal audit reports;
  • Business and Legal Risk reduction strategy;
  • Provision of due diligence reports;
  • Preparing Legal Opinions on various aspects of Law;
  • Research on various issues of law;
  • Company Secretarial duties for listed/unlisted companies;
  • Part of the team that worked on a US $200,000,000 international project finance transaction for a proposed sugar refinery that won the Africa deal of the year during the 2011 World Bank/IMF Annual General Meeting;
  • Coordinated the team that worked on a $50,000,000 Rig financing transaction;
  • Worked on various Share Acquisition transactions;
  • Project Implementation and Management;
  • Providing regular advice on Corporate Governance Best Practices in accordance with the Code of Corporate Governance to listed/unlisted companies.
Legal Officer
Bi-courtney Aviation Services Limited
February 2008 - March 2008 (1 month)

Preparing and reviewing legal documentation in respect of the Murtala Mohammed Airport Terminal 2 and also to render legal services at the airport.

Pupil Counsel
Babalakin & Co. legal Practitioners
January 2008 - September 2008 (9 months)
  • Litigation;
  • Providing Legal Advice to Domestic and Foreign Clients;
  • Negotiating, Drafting and Reviewing Agreements;
  • Preparing papers for the senior partner for presentation at various forums;
  • Drafted and reviewed various telecommunication agreements
  • Worked on a tax publication for the firm to be published in the International Comparative Law Journal;
  • Drafted various lease agreements in respect of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2;