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Legal officer 250 000
Job Type: Full-Time


From 0 to 2006
Kogi State University
From 0 to 2010
University of Pretoria
From 0 to 2007
Nigerian Law School


Senior Associate
Tope Adebayo LLP
June 2011 - Present Day (6 years 1 month)

Corporate Practice:

· Preparation of notices for Board of Directors meeting;

· Preparation of Resolutions;

· Attendance and writing of minutes of Board of Directors meetings for both public and private companies which includes African Alliance Insurance Plc, Bowman Microfinance Bank amongst others;

· Attendance and writing of minutes of shareholders audit committee;

· Filing necessary forms at the Corporate Affairs Commission such as CAC 7, CAC 10;

· Drafting and vetting of agreements including deed of mortgages, deed of lease and deed of assignment amongst others;

· Incorporation of companies, business names etc;

· Writing of legal opinions on different areas of the law as it relates to corporate practice such as legal opinion on retention of documents, legal opinion on transfer of shares;

· Registration of title documents at lands Registry to wit: deed of assignment, deed of release etc;

· Part of the team that conducted legal audit exercise on African Alliance Insurance Plc and process audit exercise on Union Bank of Nigeria Plc during its recapitalization;

· Preparation of legal audit report and process audit report for African Alliance Insurance Plc and Union Bank of Nigeria Plc respectively.


· Preparation of pre action notices;

· Drafting of court processes such as writ of summons and all accompanying documents; originating summons, interlocutory motions;

· Preparation of terms of settlement;

· Court attendance within and outside Lagos state judicial division.

Practice Management:

· Co-ordination of employees of the firm such as ensuring compliance with the laid down rules;

· Writing of letters of approval/promotion/queries;

· Representing their interest at the management meeting;

· Interview of prospective employees;

· Coordination and tutoring of interns from Universities in Nigeria and Abroad.

Legal Practitioner
Chikwem Chambers
February 2009 - January 2010 (1 year )


· Drafting of Court processes to wit: writ of summons, statement of claim, statement of defence amongst others;

· Court attendance within Lagos State Judicial Division;

Corporate Practice

· Preparation of legal documentation such as mortgages, deeds of assignment and leases;

· Registration of title documents at lands registry, Alausa such as deed of assignment;

· Writing of legal advice.

Other functions

· Office management

· debt recovery

· company liquidation ( Active participation in the liquidation of Alan Dick Company )

Additional information

About Me

I possess the ability to produce good results, to learn fast and adapt quickly to any environment I have found myself. I have the ability to innovate great ideas and meet deadlines. I strive for the best in whatever I do and therefore commit myself to hard work in other to produce the best results.