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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

With a can do attitude and experience not restricted only to law related roles, I have shown my flexibility in tasks and believe that this would greatly help me excel in any project assigned to me in the future.


Research in local and international laws towards the preparation of briefs, opinions, litigation/arbitration and the drafting of legal documents.

Participation in commercial negotiations in various transactions.Experienced in working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and building strong working relationships effectively.

Participation in the achievement of company's annual targets and deadlines.

Preparation of key performance indicator reports and review of Service Level Agreements.

Ability to prioritize, plan and manage work load.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Ability to analyze information/instruction given or assigned and make sound judgments on time.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint (all at advanced level)

Proficient in the use of databases and other online research tools.

Planning and delivering excellent presentations.

Ability to communicate effectively and concisely

Strong oral and written communication skills.

2012 to Current Company Secretary Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp. | Brooklyn, NY,
  • Drafting and detailed review of commercial agreements/contracts of all types
  • Negotiating terms of agreements/contracts
  • Preparing legal opinions on corporate issues and business transactions
  • Attending meetings with prospective and existing clients, preparation of minutes of meetings, and all necessary reports
  • Secretarial functions such as drafting/filing the necessary legal documents for the company at Corporate Affairs Commission
  • Detailed research for the establishment of corporate joint venture, business structure mechanisms/models for possible partners both within and outside Nigeria.
10/2008 to 11/2011 Renewable Technology Officer Usmm | Norfolk, VA,
  • Providing energy efficiency and renewable energy advice for the general public
  • Solving customers' queries as to the proper use of their heating appliances
  • Assessing the energy efficiency of the homes of the general public and providing them with the energy efficiency rating results
  • Providing certain customers who meet the eligibility criteria with the necessary aid that they require for their home to be more energy efficient, such as cavity wall insulation, loft insulation, renewable technology, sustainable transport, etc.
  • Assessing the criteria of individuals looking for government grants for energy efficiency measures and confirming their eligibility for such criteria
  • Disseminating proper information required to customers as to how to reduce their carbon footprint in order to assist them to comply with the United Kingdom's legal obligation under the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2005
  • Providing businesses and individuals with the in-depth advice on different types of renewable technology and its compatibility/suitability with buildings and properties
  • Preparation of key performance indicator reports and review of Service Level Agreements
06/2007 to 07/2008 Legal Associate ALLIANCE LAW FIRM | City, STATE,
  • Drafting and filing of court processes, letters and legal notices
  • Conducting pre-trial briefings Legal representation of major companies in disputes relating to commercial transactions, land, recovery of premises, etc.
  • Drafting and detailed review of commercial agreements/contracts
  • Negotiating terms of agreements/contracts on behalf of clients
  • Preparing legal opinions for clients on corporate issues
  • Attending Board meetings and Annual General Meetings, and preparing minutes
  • Secretarial functions at solicitors and clients meetings
  • Establishing corporate joint ventures, structuring of businesses on behalf of clients both within and outside Nigeria Perfection and Registration of titles (Deed of Assignment, Legal Mortgages, Debentures)
  • Advising clients' on capital market issues such as private placements or public offers on shares.
01/2005 to 02/2006 Administrative Assistant SPACE DYNAMICS LIMITED | City, STATE,
  • Secretarial duties such as filing of request documents from various clients
  • Management of the office diary, office email and supervising the day to day running of the office
  • Preparation of invoices for clients and ensuring that customers' orders and duly met.
Expected in 2009 LL.M | International Commercial Law The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland GPA:

(Masters Degree)

Expected in 2007 B.L | Law Nigerian Law School, Lagos, Lagos GPA:

(Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria)

Expected in 2003 LL.B | Law Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Enugu GPA:

(First Degree in Law)

Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Nigerian Bar Association (2007)
  • Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (2008)
  • Graduate Member, Energy Institute UK (2009)

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School Attended
  • The Robert Gordon University
  • Nigerian Law School
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Job Titles Held:
  • Company Secretary
  • Renewable Technology Officer
  • Legal Associate
  • Administrative Assistant
  • LL.M
  • B.L
  • LL.B

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