Feyijinmi Lawanson

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

She is passionate about using her practice of the law to find new and innovate ways to achieve positive social impact. She has come to understand that being a lawyer today goes beyond having knowledge of the law, and involves being solution-oriented, adaptable and able to continuously acquire knowledge and skills in an ever evolving world.

 

She believes it is important to understand the peculiar business needs of her clients, and to be readily accessible to them; providing creative and practical solutions to their diverse needs.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Feyijinmi is a core member of the Business Advisory Practice and she advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including the formation of companies, partnerships and joint ventures, foreign investment, contentious and non-contentious liquidations, oil and gas, receiverships, labour law, distribution arrangements, immigration etc. She also provides advice and legal support on sector specific legal and regulatory compliance requirements under Nigeria law and interface with regulatory agencies on behalf of multinational and local clients.

Education

University of Lagos, LLB, 2013

Nigerian Law School, BL, 2014,

Northwestern University, LLM, 2019

Memberships & Professional Associations

Member, Nigeria Bar Association

Member, The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN)

 

Community Service/Pro Bono

Give Back Nigeria

All for God, All for Good

Speeches & Publications

A Critical Analysis of the National Code of Corporate Governance for the Private Sector in Nigeria (2016) – 11 November 2016