Michael is a Senior Associate with the corporate and commercial team of the Alliance Law Firm. He has amassed many years of legal practice experience and advised on several complex and cutting-edge transactions in the areas of corporate restructurings including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate governance, due diligence and corporate finance, real estate, regulatory advisory services and commercial litigation. His vast experience in these areas of practice positions him as a critical member of the firm’s team in the provision of legal services to its varied clients.
He has a depth of experience in drafting and reviewing transaction and security documents and perfection of transaction securities including but not limited to Service Contracts, Share Sale and Purchase Agreements, Shareholders’ agreements, Facility Agreements and other Finance documentations.
Michael oversees the diverse portfolio of corporate clients to which the firm’s company secretarial arm, Alliance Corporate Secretaries Limited provides company secretarial and compliance services. He is also a key team member of the Firm’s Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Media practice. He is a certified contributor to the World Bank Annual Doing Business Guide publications.
Prior to joining the Alliance Law Firm, he had worked with the Law Firm of Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN and as In-House Counsel to Nestoil Limited, an indigenous EPC Company in Port-Harcourt Nigeria on secondment for one year period.
Imo State University (LL.B, 2009)
Nigerian Law School (BL, 2010)
Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association
Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration of Nigeria
Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria
Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)