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ayoAyo Abraham Olorunfemi
Partner

 

E: ayo.olorunfemi@femiatoyebi.com.ng

 

 

 

 

 

Membership in Professional Societies
  • International Bar Association
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Nigerian Maritime Law Association
  • Nigerian Institute of Management
  • Notary Public
Key Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (LLB); Barrister at Law (BL); Master of Laws

Education

University of Lagos, Nigeria. LL.M – 2004

Nigerian Law School, Lagos. BL  – 1989

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. LL.B – 1988

Trainings

Ship & Vessels Financing – 2004

Organiser: LRCDP in association with

Career Forum (UK)

Aircraft & Aviation Financing  – 2004

Organiser: LRCDP in association with

Career Forum (UK)

An intensive one day workshop on the application of the new High Court of Lagos State Rules of Civil Procedure 2004

Organiser: Centre for Law & Business

“Magistracy & Justice Sector Reform” an Appraisal cheap paper writing service of the First level of Justice in Lagos State. 2007

Organiser: Lagos State Ministry of Justice in collaboration with DFID; etc

Managing Change & Innovation in the Oil & Gas Industry, 2008

Organiser:  Nigerian Institute of Management

Understanding Cabotage& Local Content in the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry (Upstream),  2013

Organiser:  Nigerian Chambers of Shipping in collaboration with Richardson

Transformed Thinking on Report Writing

Organizer – Femi Atoyebi & Co in collaboration with NoruwaEdokpolo

Employment Record

Femi Atoyebi & Co.     2006 –  Present

Title: Managing Partner

  • acting as Solicitor and providing Legal advices to the leading P & I Clubs; correspondent Solicitor to leading law firms in shipping in the UK, several European countries, USA and Canada and the Asian continent
  • acting for several vessel owners, managers and/or operators and Banks in the preparation and perfection of Ships’ Mortgages, Purchases, Registration, etc.
  • Preparation & vetting of various agreements for Oil and Gas, Banking and Commercial/Company matters and third parties, company incorporation and secretariat services, etc
  • prosecution and defence of claims in several matters at the High Courts, Federal Courts of Appeal & Supreme Court including election petitions and Arbitral Awards
  • providing prompt and excellent service and advices to numerous Clients locally and internationally
  • Led and supervised a team of lawyers that conducted re-negotiation of a contract running to Millions of Dollars on behalf of a leading Nigerian Bank for due diligence.

 

Femi Atoyebi & Co.     January 2003 – January 2006

Title: Partner

  • acting as Solicitor and providing Legal advices to the leading P & I Clubs; correspondent Solicitor to leading law firms in shipping in the UK, several European countries, USA and Canada and the Asian continent
  • acting for several vessel owners, managers and/or operators and Banks in the preparation and perfection of Ships’ Mortgages, Purchases, Registration, etc.
  • Preparation & vetting of various agreements for Oil and Gas, Banking and Commercial/Company matters and third parties, company incorporation and secretariat services, etc
  • prosecution and defence of claims in several matters at the High Courts, Federal Courts of Appeal & Supreme Court
  • providing prompt and excellent service and advices to numerous Clients locally and internationally.

 

Femi Atoyebi & Co.    November 1997 – December 2002

Title: Joint Head of Chambers

  • acting as Solicitor and providing Legal advices to the leading P & I Clubs; correspondent Solicitor to leading law firms in shipping in the UK, several European countries, USA and Canada and the Asian continent
  • acting for several vessel owners, managers and/or operators and Banks in the preparation and perfection of Ships’ Mortgages, Purchases, Registration, etc.
  • Preparation & vetting of various agreements for Oil and Gas, Banking and Commercial/Company matters and third parties, company incorporation and secretariat services, etc
  • prosecution and defence of claims in several matters at the High Courts, Federal Courts of Appeal.

 

David Jemibewon & Co.          February 1995 – October 1997

Title: Associate

  • Preparation & vetting of various agreements for Banks and Companies and third parties, company incorporation and secretariat services, etc
  • prosecution and defence of claims in several matters at the High Courts, Federal Courts of Appeal.

 

J.O. Ajewole& Co.      February 1992 – January 1995 

Title: Managing Partner

  • Preparation & vetting of various agreements for Banks and Companies and third parties, company incorporation and secretariat services, etc
  • prosecution and defence of claims (both Civil & Criminal) in several matters at the Upper Area Courts, Magistrate Courts, High Courts, Federal Courts of Appeal & Supreme Court including Matrimonial Causes,  Tenancy and Land matters.

 

Ibrahim Buba & Co.   October 1990 – January 1992 

Title: Director of Litigation & Corporate Affairs

  • Preparation & vetting of various agreements for Banks and Companies and third parties, company incorporation and secretariat services, etc
  • acting for several Banks in the preparation and perfection of  Loan Agreements, Mortgages, Property Purchases, Investigation and Registration of Title Deeds, etc
  • providing prompt and excellent service and advices to numerous Clients locally
  • prosecution and defence of claims (both Civil & Criminal) in several matters at the Upper Area Courts, Magistrate Courts, High Courts, Sharia Court of Appeal, Federal Courts of Appeal & Supreme Court including election petitions, Tenancy and Land matters.
Languages

English

Yoruba