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Legal Officer
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2011
Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University
From 0 to 2008
Obafemi Awolowo University, ile-ife Nigeria
From 0 to 2009
Nigerian Law School
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Experience

Legal Officer
Odu'a Group of Companies
April 2012 - February 2013 (10 months)

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I drafted Contract Documents (for example Non-Disclosure Agreements [NDA], Memorandum of Understanding [MOU]) between Odu’a group of companies and business partners. I also drafted Leases and Tenancy Agreements.

I liaised on behalf of the company with tenants and lawyers retained by the company. I also participated in negotiation meetings as well as writing of Legal Opinions on cases.

Voluntary Legal Adviser
Citizens Advice Bureau Nottingham, United Kingdom
January 2011 - January 2012 (1 year 1 month)

volunteer job during the duration of my masters programme

I interviewed clients by phone to find out what the problem(s) were

I wrote letters or phoned companies and service providers on behalf of clients

I helped clients to prioritize their problems, for example, to sort out which debts are most important

I referred clients to CAB specialist caseworkers for complex problems or to other agencies when appropriate.

Legal Adviser
Exolve Technology Limited
February 2010 - October 2010 (9 months)

I drafted Contract Documents (Non-Disclosure Agreements [NDA], Memorandum of Understanding [MOU].

I advised the Business owner on contract documents; I also perused contract documents as well as employment contracts.