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Chinedu
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Legal officer
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2005
Delta State University
From 0 to 2007
Nigerian Law School
From 0 to 2013
University of Lagos LLM
No added languages

Experience

Legal Officer
Consolidated Hallmark Insuramce Plc
January 2011 - Present Day (6 years 2 months)

Drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal contracts and agreements.

Drafting, reviewing and generally advising on Bonds wordings

Reviewing of loan documentation

Reviewing of bond documentation

Undertaking the perfection of legal mortgages created

Advising the company on corporate/commercial and business regulatory matters

Review of industry applicable laws and regulations

Preparation and periodic update of regulatory compliance grid

Filing of quarterly, bi-annual and other required returns to regulators

Reviewing of loan documentation

Conducting searches on title documents at the Land Registry

Handling of rent payment and other related matters for all the company’s branches

Advising the Human Resources Department on the legal twist involved in staff matters

Liaising with regulatory bodies and Government departments.

Legal Research, Writing of Legal Opinions & Letters.

Regularly interface with external lawyers for proper representation and protection of company’s interest

Attending court cases involving the company and its subsidiaries

Processing of application for operating License for Auto track Services to Nigerian Communication Commission for CHI Support Services Limited.

Associate Counsel
Ekwueme, Ekwueme & Ekwueme Solicitors
January 2010 - January 2011 (1 year 1 month)

Drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal contracts and agreements on behalf of clients.

Advised clients on corporate/commercial and business regulatory matters and liaised with regulatory bodies and Government departments.

Advised clients on tax related issues.

Incorporated companies for clients and rendered company secretarial services.

Legal Research, Writing of Legal Opinions &Letters.

Conducting litigation including Preparation and Filing of Court Processes.

Interview of clients and witnesses.

Developing & contributing to formulation of Firm’s Strategies.

Generation of Legal Articles and Proposals particularly on Telecommunication and Taxation.

Preparation and Review of Agreements for Telecommunication Operators.

Representation of clients at Mediation sessions (ADR).

Management of Firm’s Calendar Income

Obtention of Tax Clearance Certificates and rendering of tax compliance services.

Supervision of other Associates and Staff

Counsel
Allens Agbaka Chambers
January 2009 - January 2010 (1 year 1 month)

Legal Research

Writing of Legal opinion and Legal Letters

Drafting of Legal Documents i.e Deed of Assignment, Deed of Lease etc and court

Processes

Criminal cum Civil Litigation

Taking of Clients’ Brief

Company Registration

Alternative To Dispute Resolution

Debt Recovery