Adekemi
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Legal Adviser 100 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2012
Bangor University, North Wale United Kingdom
From 0 to 2009
Nigerian Law School, Bwari Abuja, Nigeria
From 0 to 2007
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State
No added languages

Experience

Legal Adviser
Citizen and Advice Beaureau, Bangor, North Wales, United Kingdom
January 2011 - Present Day (6 years 2 months)
  • Interviewing clients, both face-to-face and on the telephone, and using a range of skills, to gain a full understanding of the clients situation and key issues;
  • Recognizing the root causes of problems, which needs to be addressed;
  • Exploring the options to enable the client to make decisions and assisting the client to set priorities on such decisions;
  • Communicating and interpreting the relevant information to the client and participating in appropriate remedial action by acting on behalf of the client, to make telephone calls, draft or prepare legal documents on behalf of the clients, negotiate with 3rd parties in business transactions, or make appropriate referrals to other government organizations
Associate Legal Officer
Grace Chambers, Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria
October 2010 - August 2011 (11 months)
  • Advising clients concerning business transactions;
  • Examining and advising clients on the best corporate governance practice suitable for the client;
  • Drafting and preparation of legal documents and opinion for the client;
  • Representing Clients in lawsuits and before clients and government agencies;
  • Interpreting laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and companies and to analyze probable outcome of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents as it applies to corporate practice;
National Youth Service Corp Member (litigation Officer)
Ministry of Justice, Abakaliki, Ebonyi
December 2009 - August 2010 (10 months)
  • Providing high quality public law advice and support to the General Counsel, and a high quality public law litigation service to the ministry of justice.
  • Assisting the Attorney General of the state in carrying out his functions by providing legal advice, undertaking research, carrying out Freedom of Information reviews and making recommendations in relation to a range of public law matters
  • Representing the State Ministry of Justice as a litigation officer in various civil and criminal matters
  • Drafting legal documents and opinion on behalf of the State Ministry of Justice
Legal Adviser (Community Development service)
Legal Aid Society
December 2009 - August 2010 (10 months)

o providing free and timely legal services to various community members

o dealing with legal issues at grass root level

o educating the community members on access to justice and their legal rights