Mayowa Ayobami: An Attorney With Years of Multidimensional Legal Experience
The legal profession is an occupation which requires so much from any sane mind who wants to thread the path as it goes beyond what its practitioners stand to gain. It’s important in securing the rights of the entire civil society and ensuring effective implementation of the human rights function of the state in relation to the activities of various bodies.
With the above, any qualified practitioner must have undergone some demanding training in learning the law which enables him act for members of the society by way of enforcing the law or representing someone in defence against the enforcement of such law.
Mr. Mayowa Ayobami is a vivid portray of what upright legal-practitioners do with regards to making the legal profession serves as an instrument to better improve the conditions of the civil society.
Mr. Mayowa is a known Senior Counsel at Tokunbo Orimobi LP, where he supervises and provides overall strategic direction for the firm’s Finance, Corporate and Commercial Law practice group.
Over the past thirteen (13) years, Mr. Mayowa has gathered multi-dimensional legal experience across key sectors of the Nigerian economy; and has been described as a highly effective attorney who is able to work closely with relevant stakeholders, including board members and C-level executives of clients, senior government officials and regulatory agencies.
He has advised several local, international and cross-border clients on compliance aspects of Nigerian industrial relations and employment law.
With particular regard to M&A and Corporate Restructuring transactions, Mr. Mayowa was part of the legal team that advised a U.K. oil and gas company listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in connection with the acquisition of the oil and gas assets of international oil and gas conglomerate.
In recognition of the outstanding work on behalf of the Acquirer, the transaction won the IFLR Restructuring Deal of the Year Award at the IFLR Africa Awards 2020, held in October 2020. In April 2021, he was included in the year 2021 WhoisWho Legal Nominations List for M&A and Governance and Capital Markets in Nigeria.
Mr. Mayowa is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is a Member of the Employment and Labour Lawyers Association of Nigeria; and a Securities and Exchange Commission-accredited capital market consultant, authorised to discharge the functions of a Compliance Officer.
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