Afolasade O.

Experience

Partner
Jackson, Etti & Edu
Nigeria
August-2009 - Present

A mission-driven and collaborative leader who partners with senior executives to translate vision into actions that deliver performance and stakeholder value. A solution and detail-oriented professional, with expertise spanning corporate law, governance, regulatory compliance, company secretarial and employment law, seeking an executive management role that leads teams to deliver strategic goals.

Key Achievements
•Led the development of a corporate immigration unit which records at a minimum, an income of $250,000 annually.
•Successfully led three different teams of Business Regulatory & Compliance, Company Secretarial & Corporate Governance, and Immigration Advisory & Private Client Services.
•Chaired a Human Resources transformation project that overhauled the HR system, leading to improved talent management.

Achievements and responsibilities:

•Advise clients on diverse corporate issues ranging from Investment in Nigeria to Private Client Services.
•Provide advisory service to clients under the private client services on estate planning including Will writing and creation of trusts.
•Conducted factory inspections with the team and developed a legal and compliance grid for the supply chain function of a multinational FMCG company.
•Solely drafted the firm’s partnership selection manual for admission to the firm’s partnership.
•Actively involved in high-level management responsibilities such as drafting and implementation of policies, commercial contracting, high-level negotiations, service pricing/valuation and budget implementation.
•Assigned as the designated partner on Human Resources Management issues.
•Drive business development objectives as well as lead teams to deliver business results.

Associate
Ajumogobia & Okeke
Nigeria
November-2004 - July-2009


Achievements and responsibilities:

• A strong team member of the Corporate Commercial department of the firm.
• Advised clients on general corporate and commercial matters such as Investment options, company secretarial, corporate governance, regulatory advisory, intellectual property, and litigation

Education

MBA
University of Reading
United Kingdom
September-2015 - September-2016

Master of Business

Law
Olabisi Onabanjo University
Nigeria
January-1998 - May-2002

LL.B