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Rafiq Obiora
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Legal Officer 150 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2010
Nigerian Law Scool
From 0 to 2009
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
No added languages

Experience

Pupil State Counsel
Department of Public Prosecution, Ministry of Justice, Asaba, Delta State.
April 2012 - February 2013 (10 months)

1. Prosecution of Accused Persons at the Magistrate and High Courts for disclosed offences.

2. Rendering of legal opinion on transferred duplicate casefiles from the police and Magistrate Courts.

3. Preparation of letter to the police conveying the DPP’s legal advice.

4. Preparation of prosecution papers, i.e., Application for consent, Information and charge sheets, and list of prosecution witnesses.



5. Preparation of other court processes like witness summons, counter-affidavits, written addresses, interlocutory motions and final addresses.

6. Conducting Pre-Trial Conferences for witnesses.

7. Attending Appeal Court matters with my seniors.

Attorney
C.O. Okwusogu (SAN) & Co.,
January 2011 - February 2012 (1 year 2 months)

1. Litigation of cases at the Federal and State High Courts.

2. Preparation of originating processes, i.e., memorandum of appearance, writs of summons, originating summons, petitions, pleadings, statements of witnesses, etc.

3. Preparation of other court processes like interlocutory motions, affidavits, counter-affidavits, written addresses and final addresses.

4. Conducting Pre-Trial Conferences for witnesses.

5. Conducting searches in the Land’s Registry.

6. Rendering legal advice to clients and preparing legal opinions.

7. Attending Appeal Court matters with my seniors.

8. Taking down minutes of meeting during in-house conferences and during my Principal’s meetings with clients.