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Legal Officer 250 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2010
University of lagos
From 0 to 2003
Nigerian Law School
From 0 to 2001
Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy
No added languages

Experience

Managing counsel
AlphaMarine barristers and Solicitors
February 2011 - Present Day (6 years 2 months)

Debt Recovery matters

filing and perfecting debentures.

 Legal/ADR Practitioner

 Contract drafting and administration by monitoring contracts and ensuring contract terms are adhered to.

 Independently responsible for various Statutory Compliances under Companies & Allied Matters Act and other Corporate Laws of Nigeria for Companies engaged in Petroleum Oil & Gas Exploration and Production

 Handling Licensing issues for Group Companies offering Services to Oil Industry .

 Corporate reconstructions with particular emphasis on industrial relations and labour matters.

 Trial and appellate courts advocacy

 Maintenance of legal and corporate documents and records - Timely annual statutory returns and regulatory filings

 Administration of general meetings, board meetings and committee meetings, including accurate and timely production of meeting packs and minutes of meetings;

 Follow-up of mandates and tasks delegated by the Board and ensure orderly conduct of Board meetings and Board Committee meetings.

 External contact with stakeholders, regulatory authorities, consultants, and advisers

Company Secretary/Legal adviser
Grant Prperties Lts
July 2008 - January 2011 (2 years 7 months)

 Proffering legal advice on acquisition of lands and perfecting legal titles on behalf of the company

 Conducting due diligence on acquisition of lands and properties.

 Ensure that all legal formalities relating to acquisition of properties are adhered to including regulatory permits and registration

 Identifying potential risks in all contracts and advising the company on legal strategies that could be used to mitigate the identified risks in all contractual projects

 Advise the company on relevant laws that affects its activities or properties

 Ensuring that the company does not enter into a contractual terms that contravenes the company’s corporate policy .

 General oversight of the Legal Departments and regulatory; compliance;

 Administration of general meetings, board meetings and committee meetings, including accurate and timely production of meeting packs and minutes of meetings;

 Corporate restructuring of the company

 Drafting of Corporate Finance/Project Finance Agreements

 Project Finance: Negotiation, Drafting and Review of Victory Park Estate Development Project; Havilah Villas Construction & Project Management Agreement

 Pre and Post award contract management

 Drafting of Deed of Assignments, Lease agreements, Construction specification agreements and service management agreements.

 Review and negotiation of joint venture, technical service, concession and service agreements particularly in Real Estate sector

 Liaising with external consultants and statutory agencies

 Supervision of Administrative Department

 Review and Drafting of organization policies and procedures

 Advising on varied commercial and corporate legal issues

 Responding to Court summons

Practice Manager
Synergy Attorney
July 2005 - (более 50 лет)

 Drafting, reviewing and vetting of contracts agreements

 Conduct searches in Lands, alausa.

 Legal adviser to Neptune Nigeria subsidiary of Neptune U.k on I.T contracts.

 Drafting and reviewing of Joint Venture/ share purchase agreement for Adecco Management Consulting S.A

 Conduct of Due Diligence with respect to acquisition of properties

 Research and preparation of pleadings, addresses and briefs on commercial litigation matters

 Advising on varied commercial, property and corporate legal issues

 Part of the team that successfully won the fundamental human right action involving the Nigerian Union of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employees at the NIC court.

 Various litigation in land matters, wrongful termination of employment, libel and defamation matters, customer and banker’s dispute e.t.c