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Objective


I would like to work in a Maritime Company or a shipping Law firm that has expertise in Maritime Law.


Experience


EXPERIENCE

Jan 2011 -Date

Principal Partner

Mersim Law Quest



DEC 2009-2010

STARTIMES (NTA-STAR TV NETWORK) ABUJA, NIGERIA

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER/ADMIN OFFICER

· Managing the affairs of the Human Resources office.

· Conducting Security check on all recruited staff.

· Conducting recruitment and training of new staff.

· Conducting of interviews for candidate.

· Processing CVS and fixing candidates in required roles.

· Drafting of Letters, Vetting of Legal Agreements pertaining to the Company.

· Making rules and regulations bordering on the running of the Company.

· Providing a voting structure for the implementation of Pension fund and Health care plan for staff of the company.

· Attending to all HR related roles.

· Designing internal memo format on different subjects.

· Opening Bank Accounts for staff of the company .

· Attending to Legal issues referred by the Legal Officer.

· Working on all required admin matters.

· Booking of tickets for staff.

· Fixing medical examinations for staff.

· Marketing of company Product.

· Acting as the image maker/first port of call for visitors to my Organization.

· Ensuring personnel effectiveness and efficiency in their assigned duties.

· Receiving complaints and suggestion from clients and staff.

· Maintaining discipline amongst personnel and providing logistics office support function to all staff.



[2009) AKOMA AND ASSOCIATES CHAMBER ABUJA,NIGERIA

LEGAL OFFICER

· Drafting of MOU’s, Sale Purchase Agreement (SPA’S).

· Drafting of non conventional agreement.

· Drafting and vetting of legal documents such as Contracts of Sale, Leases, Deeds of Assignment, Guarantees, Legal Mortgages, Specialized Agreements, charter party agreement, JV agreement.

· Performing general Office support functions.

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[2008]- till date UNIVERSITY OF WALES SWANSEA, UK

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AMBASSADOR

· Recruiting Students for Swansea University.

· Making enquiries and solving problems on behalf of Swansea Alumni Members

in Nigeria on any problems they encounter.

· Representing the International student body in activities in the United Kingdom.

· Assisted the Meet and Greet team of University of Wales to pick up international

· students from all parts of the world at Heathrow Airport terminal 1-5.

· Held brief for the international student officer at Heathrow Airport terminals 1-5.



[2007-2008] ALBERTO CULVER INTERNATIONAL(via Drake Agency) SWANSEA,UK

Replacement Staff

· Working on different lines to ensure that the products meet specification.



[2006-2007] NIGERIAN INVESTMENT PROMOTION COMMISSION ABUJA, NIGERIA

LEGAL OFFICER

· Providing information and confidential advice to clients on a range of issues, enforcing a wide range of consumer regulation to promote fair trade, safe and equitable trading and professional legal advice.

· Ability to deal with matters bothering on registration of foreign companies and foreign participation in Nigeria.

· Drafting and vetting of legal documents such as Contracts of Sale, Leases, Deeds of Assignment, Guarantees, Legal Mortgages, Specialized Agreements, Memorandum of understanding etc.



[2006-2007] NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORP ABUJA, NIGERIA

PRESIDENT LEGAL AID COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP

· Organizing the affairs of the CD group numbering about 500 people for a period of one year and assigning responsibilities to members and officers of the group.

· Organizing prison visitations for members and helping in the release of awaiting Trial persons.

· Giving legal representation to corp. members requiring our assistance.

· Working with officials of Kuje and Suleja Prisons on Prison Decongestion.



[2004-2007]

WHEEL BARROL WEST AFRICAN NIGERIAN LIMITED ABUJA, NIGERIA

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

· Aided the company CEO in running the Company and undertaking all task and duties assigned by the CEO.

· Registration of the companies trademarks and Logos.

· Aiding the Company sell its indigenous 100% Nigerian made wheel barrows.

· Auditing the sales record of the Company to ensure the Company Procedure are followed.

· Releasing funds for payment of Staff.

· Working on Staff appraisal form of the employees.

· Opening of Bank accounts for the Company and staff.



[2004-2005] ALL NIGERIAN UNITED NATIONS YOUTH AND STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

(ANUNSA) EBONYI CHAPTER, NIGERIA

PRESIDENT

· Organizing the affairs of the club for a period of 1 Year.

· Promoting United Nations ideals within and outside the University.

· Liaising with the Ebonyi State Action Committee on the AIDS in enlightening the youths and students about HIV/AIDS.

· Attending seminars, workshop and meeting organized by the Ebonyi State Action Committee on Aids and reporting the outcome to members of the Organization.

[2003-2004] ALL NIGERIAN UNITED NATIONS YOUTH AND STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

(ANUNSA) EBONYI CHAPTER, NIGERIA

SECRETARY GENERAL

· Taking of minutes of the General House.

· Running all administrative duties.

· Running of the Club Secretariat.

· Liaising with the University administration on all issues pertaining to the clubs activities.



(2001-2003) ALL NIGERIAN UNITED NATIONS YOUTH AND STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

(ANUNSA) EBONYI CHAPTER, NIGERIA

ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL

· Taking directives from the Secretary General.

· Helping in the running of the Club secretariat.


Education


DEGREES/CERTIFICATES ATTAINED



2007-2008 SWANSEA UNIVERSITY UNITED KINGDOM

LLM Masters in International Maritime and Commercial Law



2005-2006 NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL BWARI, ABUJA NIGERIA

BL



2000-2005 EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY ABAKALIKI

LLB (Hons) Second Class Lower Division



TRAININGS AND DEVELOPMENT ATTAINED



2008 EDEXCEL SECURITY LEVEL2 BTEC AWARD UK

Conflict management

Door supervision



2007-2008 UNITED STATES INSTITUTE FOR PEACE USA

Conflict Analyses Professional Training



2007-2008 BAWSO Women’s Aid UK

Mentoring for boys



2007 Certificate of Training and Proficiency in Alternative Dispute Resolution.



1999 Citizenship and leadership training centre(Sea School) Nigeria


Certification


NBA


Skils


SKILLS/ATTITUDES

· Proficient in the use of MS Office applications including, MS Word, MS Power Point, Corel Draw.

· Excellent negotiation and communication skills, self-confidence and easy adaptation to environment Awareness for responsibilities and ability to use initiative.

· A team player and can work with minimal supervision.

· Ethical, well organized and highly dependable.


 

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