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AKINDELE TAWOJU

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Akindele assists lawyers at Peace Legal. He graduated with Distinction and First-Class Honours during his Diploma in Law and Bachelor of Laws programmes at the Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria having emerged as the overall best graduating student of his class. As attestation to his outstanding academic ability, he bagged another First Class from the Nigerian Law School where he served meritoriously as group leader to both Nigerian and Internationally trained bar aspirants. Akindele is called to the Nigerian Bar and is currently making efforts to fulfill legal requirements to be called to bar in Canada.

 

Before joining Peace Legal, Akindele worked as an associate with a top-tier law firm in Lagos, Nigeria where he contributed resourcefully in the representation of reputable Nigerian and international clients on diverse areas of law including but not limited to litigation, project financing, corporate commercial, real estate, employment, oil and gas, power, renewable energy, intellectual property and wills and estates.

 

In improving himself professionally, Akindele is currently undertaking a graduate programme at the Faculty of Law of the University of Calgary. At Peace Legal, Akindele offers quality legal assistantship service in our areas of practice which are anchored on our firm’s forte of providing responsive, diligent, and top-notch legal services to clients.

 

Akindele was among the three known black law graduate students at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law who won the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship in 2021. His other accolades include: Ron Ghitter Award; Honourable N.D McDermid Graduate Scholarship in Law, University of Calgary; Faculty of Graduate Studies Masters Scholarship, University of Calgary; International Graduate Tuition Award, University of Calgary; Director-General’s Prize for attaining First Class Honours at the Nigerian Law School; Overall Best Student Award, Faculty of Law, Osun State University, 2016/2017 Academic Session; Scholar Award, Osun State University Scholarship Scheme for 2014/2015 Academic Session.

 

Having written on law topics and conducted academic research for law professors both in Nigeria and Canada, Akindele has also volunteered at different fora for his professional development and contribution to humanity. Akindele reasons critically on legal issues and his diligence, hard work and consistency stand him out.

 

Akindele has interest in politics and socializes during his spare time. He can be reached at akin@peacelegal.ca or 403-276-1858.