Address: **.Funke Fadugba street, Journalist Estate Phase 1, Arepo, Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, Lagos- Nigeria.
Phone: +234**********, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dedicated, adaptable and detail-oriented legal practitioner with enthusiastic attitude and talents in conducting legal research and trials. Charming personality with a significant experience in litigation and Corporate legal practice.
Active listener, Exceptional writer, Critical reasoning, Drafting of legal documents, Legal research, Case management, precedential knowledge, sound knowledge of civil and criminal procedure, team player.
Head of Chambers: Bode Ayorinde & Co,28, Oshin street, New Bodija Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 2013 Sept- current.
Gained extensive litigation experience in civil and criminal matters(including both plaintiff and defence). Became proficient in drafting legal documents and law office management.
Ensures that chambers are administered competently, efficiently and are properly staffed.
Ensures that the affairs of the chambers are conducted in a manner which is fair and equitable for all lawyers
Conduct in court any criminal or civil proceedings on behalf of the clients.
Provide general direction for the running of the chambers and for the coordination and management of all legal functions within the chambers.
Keep details and accurate records of case files and activities of the law firm.
Drafting and reviewing various types of legal contracts or agreements including but not limited to general corporate and commercial contracts, tenancy agreements, shareholders’ agreements and other pre-incorporation contracts, supply contracts, service level agreement and joint ventures agreement for our corporate clients.
Drafting of Wills and preparation of documents relating to probate and letter of administration.
Conducts correspondence on behalf of the clients with other parties in form of letters, emails and telephone calls.
Files all necessary court processes within time in courts.
Advises clients on proper steps to take in respect of their cases.
Provides expert legal advice on the various matters within the law firm.
Vetting of all documents and court processes before they are filed.
Conduct research work.
Performed extensive lawsuit and appeals in major cases regarding cheiftancy matters, debt recovery and receivership, torts, matrimonial causes and so on.
Part Time Lecturer: Afe Babalola Study Center, Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria 2011-2012
Instructed students using lectures, discussions and demonstrations in constitutional law
Selected material relevant to each course of study and presented in engagingfashion
Administered exams for students to test comprehension
Guided students in researching, structuring and presenting debate case
Created syllabus and instructional plans for each class session in accord with stated course objectives
Legal Counsel: Mamora & Co, 47, Adeola Odutola Road Ijebu Ode, Ogun state, Nigeria 2008- 2010
Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases
Drafted pleadings, legal agreements and court processes
Advised clients on legal matters
Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in most favorable light
Formulated trial techniques specifically pertaining to each case
Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout course of trials
Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents
Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses
Master of Laws: University of Ibadan- Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria 2010-2012
Call to Bar November 2006
B.L: Nigerian Law School- Nigeria 2005-2006
LLB: Olabisi Onabanjo University- Ago-Iwoye, Ogun state, Nigeria 2000-2005
Secondary School Leaving Certificate: Epe Girls' High School - Epe, Lagos State, Nigeria. 1990-1996
First School Leaving certificate: St' Micheal Anglican School - Epe, Lagos State 1985-1990
Fluent English - IELTS score 6.5
Clean driving licence
Computer literate (Proficient in MS office)
Reading, traveling and surfing the internet.
* Enforcement of environmental rights: an inter-jurisdictional analysis (Postgraduate Research Project)
* Globalization of environmental rights (Undergraduate Research Project)
Member Nigerian Bar Association
Member FIDA (Federación Internacional dé Abogadas) which translates to International Federation of Women Lawyers.
Professor Bola Senjobi
Faculty of soil science and land management
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state.
Mr. Stephen. Ilesanmi
Department of jurisprudence and international law
Univeristy of Ibadan.