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Onyekachi Oyeni
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Counsellor
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2009
THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL
From 0 to 2008
OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO IWOYE OGUN STATE
No added languages

Experience

ASSOCIATE
MATRIX-SOLICITORS LLP of 5 Ogun Street Osborne Foreshore Estate Ikoyi Lagos
August 2012 - Present Day (4 years 8 months)

Currently attend court proceedings in litigation cases, including complex areas that cover a broad range of legal issues, such as: tenancy matters, debt recovery, simple contracts and probate actions.

 Develop and implement litigation skills, discovery, settlement and trial strategies.

 Represent clients in mediation, arbitration and settlement negotiations.

 Represent clients in court proceedings and appeals, draft comments for consideration, ex parte applications, and pleadings in various High Court proceedings.

 Build cohesive, goal-oriented teams and strong coalition that achieve positive results for clients in complex litigation.

 Conduct legal research, analysis, court preparation and document drafting.

 Conduct and coordinate due diligence into client company adherence to regulatory and corporate procedures

 Act as coordinating Counsel to ensure consistency in printing client court processes and legal positions for cases before filing in Court

Attorney/Administrative Manager
THE LAW FIRM OF A. INA-OBASI of 1 Ina Obasi Street Ogudu GRA, Ogudu
February 2011 - June 2012 (1 year 4 months)

Represented bank client in recovering and restructuring customer’s bad portfolio loans.

 Represented bank client in corporate meetings for negotiations and settlements.

 Represented clients in due diligence by conducting searches of any legal issues.

 Drafted demand letters, agreements, and legal advice on any legal opinions.

 Negotiated plea agreements with opposing party.

 Overseed corporate back office functions