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Morenikeji Osilaja

Morenikeji Osilaja

maosilaja@sooblaw.com

Keji obtained a bachelor of laws (LLB) degree from the University of Hull, United Kingdom, in July 2002 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in May 2007. She also successfully completed the legal practice course (LPC) at the University of Law, United Kingdom, where she was awarded with a postgraduate diploma in professional legal practice (PgD). In addition, she
holds a master’s degree in international legal practice from the University of Law.

In 2008, she joined the public sector as a legal counsel to the Lagos State Government where she was primarily responsible for registering limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships and also acted as secretary to the Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme (LAGOS HOMS) board. She crossed over to the private sector where she now works as a senior associate in the corporate/commercial group in the law firm of Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore. She has considerable legal experience in areas of law relating to contract, commercial, corporate, compliance, governance, public administration, advisory, legal secretarial, legal research, dispute resolution, due diligence investigations, acquisitions, joint ventures, project development and management, negotiations and concessions.