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Call: 1995 (E&W) Call: 2010 (N)
Remi was called by the Middle Temple to the English bar in Oct 1995 and admitted to the rolls of Supreme court of Nigeria in Oct 2010. He obtained an upper second class from University of Westminster and an LLM from Kings College, University of London in Company Law, Intellectual Property, International Business Transaction and Legal aspects of International finance. He completed a full 12 Month Pupillage at the Chambers of Lord Irving of Lairg (later the Lord Chancellor) at 11 Kings Bench Walk and stayed on to work for Mr Patrick Elias QC now Lord Justice Elias.
Remi is well-organized, versatile, and a dynamic professional with a wide-ranging experience in legal consulting, advising, investigation and litigation. Equipped with solid knowledge of legal terminologies and procedures, as well as computer programs, database, applications, and systems employed in the legal arena. Skilled at completing multiple tasks and assignments in a timely manner without compromising quality, confidentiality or accuracy. Known for persuasive communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills and able to quickly establish rapport and work well with people at all levels.
Remi obtains instruction from the Home office as a member of its panel of advocates responsible for presenting cases before the tribunal. He has appeared at various tribunals and courts on matters including criminal, immigration, family and complex civil matters.
In 2010, after being called to the Nigerian bar as a barrister and admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Remi set up and rebranded his late Father’s Chambers in Nigeria. The firm teams up with law firms in Nigeria to provide advice, legal opinion and other legal services on many areas of law.
2018 – Advising on a property matter involving sale of 2 properties worth in the region of 5million pounds with false title document.
FA and Secretary of state for HD 2018 – Complex factual matter in immigration of a person applying for leave to remain.
SD V SSHD 2018 – A rather difficult EU Regulation/Immigration matter involving an absent husband who was supposed to be exercising his EU right.
2016/2017 – Advising a client on a property matter of a woman who refused to give possession of the property.
AW v Asda Stores Limited 2012/2013 – In the Ashford Employment Tribunal, a multi-facet case on victimisation, race and religious discrimination.
PS & Other – In the High Court of Justice 2009 – Appeal to high court from County Court on a bankruptcy order made where a defence of set-off has been raised.
IN THE OLD BAILEY CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT 2008 – Represented a defendant growing marijuana in a house. Secured an acquittal. CCC v NA 2008 – A matter dealing with the arrest of the Boeing-737 Aircraft manufacturer.
ST ALBANS EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL 2007 – Successfully represented a claimant on claim of dismissal because of pregnancy and secured a compensation of £26,000.
MR v Nicon Insurance 2007 – Employment law matter relating to racial discrimination, unpaid wages, holiday pay and unfair dismissal.
BO (2007) – Judicial Review challenging a refusal to grant permission by a county court Judge on a procurement of trucks which failed to materialise where a deposit of £15,000 was paid.
Bankruptcy (2007) – The defendant failed to obtain the necessary warranty for a new build as a result of which my client the claimant stopped a £100,000 cheque.
R v CK (1997) – Following a guilty verdict of an assault, Remi mitigated and was successful in obtaining a non-custodial sentence.
- South Eastern Circuit
- Employment Bar Association
- Nigerian Bar Association
- Middle Temple
Awards And Recognition
- Middle Temple’s Blackstone Major Entrance Award
- Middle Temple’s Winston Churchill and Jamieson award