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Toyin is result driven, diligent and intelligent. She has extensive experience in dealings with government and regulatory agencies. She heads the Firm's corporate office in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and is thoroughly committed to ensuring that clients' expectations are met. Since she joined the Firm in November 2005, Toyin has been involved in several of the firm's commercial transactions.

Toyin has relevant expertise in general legal advisory, company formations and restructuring, company secretarial, regulatory compliance and government relations, policy formulation and corporate commercial legal practice. She is actively involved in most of the Firm’s corporate commercial transactions by leading in the review of the regulatory and compliance aspects of such transactions. She also leads on most of the Firm’s interactions with government ministries, departments and agencies. She advises clients, both local and international corporates, on regulatory aspects of their businesses towards achieving optimal compliance and performance.

She superintended regulatory and compliance aspects of the transaction relating to the merger of Access Bank with Diamond Bank. 

Toyin has continued to provide technical support to the Federal Government of Nigeria on its initiative to review the legal and regulatory framework for doing business. In this regard, she was a key member of a committee which was constituted to review a Bill for repeal and reenactment of the Companies and Allied Matters Act; the principal legislation which governs formation and operations of companies in Nigeria. This Bill has now been assented to by the President of Nigeria; and been given full force of law. In recognition of her contributions to the review of the Bill, Toyin received commendation from the Vice President of Nigeria.

EDUCATION

  • University of Lagos (LL.B)

  • Nigerian Law School (B.L)

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Corporate & Commercial Law

  • Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Legal Advisory, Company Secretarial & Regulatory compliance

  • Immigration & Employment Law

  • Data Privacy & Protection

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria

  • Business Rescue & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria