Yvonne Ezekiel is the Managing Partner of OAL. She sets strategic goals and objectives of the firm, manages the operations, and drives OAL’s business growth. She started her career at OAL in Litigation Practice before leaving to pursue her Human Resource Management.
She is leading the Corporate Commercial Practice group focusing on business transactions and commercial obligations in transactions, advising on regulatory and compliance matters and helping companies navigate complex issues possible violations and legal challenges.
She obtained her Bachelors in Law from then Bendel State University and then graduated from the Nigeria Law School in 1988. She has an MBA from the University of Liverpool and postgraduate diploma in Organization Development & Design from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development UK.
Most of Yvonne’s post law-school career has been spent with blue chip multi-national corporations where she’s getting exposure to the corporate commercial world in business management, human resources, compliance and corporate governance.
Her experience in Business Process Re-engineering has been key to the re-organization of OAL into a world-class law firm supported by strong business and people processes.