Barrister Adeyinka Hassan
Adeyinka Hassan a Chartered Secretary, Corporate Governance Consultant, Lawyer and Entrepreneur. He is a 1994 graduate of Laws from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, he was called to the Nigerian Bar in March 1995. He holds Master degrees in Laws, Business Administration, Corporate Governance (with a distinction) specializing in Financial Services Regulations and Certificate in Entrepreneurship. He is an Alumnus of the London South Bank University and The London School of Management.
He started his career in 1995 with Pipelines & Petroleum Products Marketing Company Limited. (A subsidiary of NNPC) He joined Industrial and General Insurance Co Ltd. In 1996, in pursuance of private practice experience, he worked with the Law Firm of Osinaike & Associates and later with Akinwunmi & Busari a front line Commercial Practice in Lagos, where he garnered extensive commercial litigation experience before proceeding for a Master degree in Laws, upon completion of the Master degree, he worked with Intercontinental Bank Plc., where he served variously as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Global Bank Plc (pre Bank merger), Regional Legal Adviser and Relationship Manager, Retail & Personal Banking. He also worked with Equitorial Trust Bank limited and later joined First City Monument Bank Plc where he became the Zonal Manager, Retail Banking overseeing the Bank’s business activities in Ogun State. Until his voluntary disengagement from the Bank to pursue his passion, he was the Head, Business Banking Support of the Bank.
Hassan is involved in negotiating complex commercial transactions and structured financing, including litigation arising therefrom. He has handled various Advisory Services spanning Capital Markets, Financial Advisory, Corporate Governance, Investments Advisory and Corporate Restructuring. He has made remarkable contributions to the study of Regulations both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom with his various research works which have been acknowledged on the Social Science Research Network. He has attended various Conferences and Seminars in Europe, Middle East, The United States and in Nigeria and has been a regular Speaker at these Conferences.
He belongs to various professional bodies including the International Bar Association, the Nigerian Bar Association, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators, Capital Market Solicitors Association, the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Institute of Directors of Nigeria.
He is Fellow and Council member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, he was admitted into the Council of the Institute in 2010 and served as the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the Institute from 2012 to 2014.
He is the Founder and Principal Partner of H. Michael & Co, a young and upcoming Law Practice in Victoria Island, Lagos. He consults in Corporate Governance for both private and public quoted companies as well as being Director and Secretary to Company Boards.
He is married with children.