OAL Announces New Managing Partner and Creates Worldwide Synergy

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Dr. Olisa Agbakoba

By Jude Igbanoi

The law firm of Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL), last Thursday, announced the appointment of Mrs Yvonne Ezekiel as its new Managing Partner, and unveiled a rebranded platform and its innovative strategy to create a worldwide synergy with industry players, in actualisation of its vision.

Addressing the media at a press briefing, the new Managing Partner said the firm which started as a sole proprietorship over four decades ago, has over the years grown to its present form with offices at Apapa, Ikoyi and Abuja. She stated that the firm has also produced from amongst its former associates and partners, several Senior Advocates of Nigeria, a sitting Attorney-General, human rights defenders, and many successful Lawyers. According to Mrs Ezekiel,‘the firm thrives on four key principles, Excellence, Professionalism, Innovation and Commitment (EPIC).

Mrs Ezekiel stated that the rebranded firm is now expanding into new frontiers, and going into novel areas of law.

‘The unsavory effects of Covid-19 necessitated a Post-Covid Business Model. We now operate a lean and more efficient practice. We are now more focused, geared towards executing target goals and maximising potentials. Our synergy partnerships and collaborations, are global’.

The Way Forward

On the way forward, Mrs Ezekiel said the firm Olisa Agbakoba Legal, is poised to engage in frequent publications and thought leadership, amongst other things.