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AKINDELE TAWOJU

Lawyer 

Akindele (Akin) Tawoju areas of practice include civil and criminal litigation, immigration,
family law, child welfare, personal injury claims and real estate disputes.


Having graduated with Distinction in his Diploma in Law programme, Akin graduated top of
his class with First Class Honours during his Bachelor of Laws programme at the Osun State
University, Nigeria and was awarded overall best graduating student of his law class. Akin
graduated with another First Class from the Nigerian Law School where he served as group
leader to Nigerian and Internationally trained bar aspirants and was awarded the Director-
General’s Prize for First Class students.


Akin obtained his Master of Laws degree (with specializations in Natural Resources, Energy
and Environmental Law) from the University of Calgary where he assisted professors and
served in different capacities.


Before joining Peace Legal, Akin worked as an associate in a top-tier law firm in Nigeria. He
joined Peace Legal as a legal assistant few years ago and later articled in the legal and
regulatory department of an independent electric system operator and had his articling
secondment in an internationally-recognized law firm in Calgary.


Akin reasons critically on legal issues and his diligence, hard work and consistency stand him
out.


Education


Osun State University, Diploma in Law (Distinction), LL.B. (First Class Honours)
Nigerian Law School (First Class)
University of Calgary, LL.M. (specializations in Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental
Law)


Bar Admissions 

Alberta, 2023

Nigeria, 2018

You can reach Akin via e-mail at Akindele@peacelegal.ca or by phone at +1 (403) 276-1858.

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