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Ngozi
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Debt recovery officer 400 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2009
University of Aberdeen, UK, LL.M International Commercial Law
From 0 to 2000
Nigerian Law School, Abuja, B.L
From 0 to 1999
Abia State University, Nigeria, LL.B
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Experience

Special Associate
Olaniwun Ajayi, LP Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.
April 2012 - August 2012 (4 months)

 Carries out Legal Due Diligence for various clients.

 Participates in the review of Legislative Reforms for clients e.g. review of the draft PIB 2012 and conversant with the relevant laws that regulates the activities of the Oil and Gas Industries.

 Attends and advises in clients’ board and AGM meetings.

 Drafts, reviews and perfects various types of contracts, lending and security documents for clients.

 Drafts and reviews pre-litigation case management strategies.

 Very conversant with Company Secretarial practices e.g. incorporation of companies, filing of the appropriate notices and returns with CAC, registration with NIPEX, obtaining DPR permit etc.

 Worked in the Dispute Resolution Department and Special Transaction Practice.

 Conducts practical legal research.

Senior State Counsel
Ministry of Health, Abia State.
September 2009 - October 2011 (2 years 2 months)

 Responsible for in-house compliance of enabling statute.

 Led in-house team on legal policy formulation.

 Proffered litigation advice and participated in arbitral proceedings on behalf of the ministry.

 Responsible for negotiations of contractual arrangements between the ministry and non-governmental institutions.

 Preparing status reports for the State Commissioner of Health.

 Facilitated Commercial law training events for lay professional colleagues.

State Counsel
Ministry of Justice, Abia State.
January 2007 - September 2008 (1 year 8 months)

 Responsible for a caseload of over 50 cases.

 Appeared with Senior Counsel and as Sole Advocate in criminal trials and various interlocutory applications in the Court of Appeal, Federal and State High Courts.

 Prepared prosecution material for trial.

 Participated in the negotiations of plea bargain agreements on behalf of the State.