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Jennifer Obaseki

Jennifer ObasekiMs Jennifer Ariowa Obaseki is the founder and senior partner at Obaseki Solicitors an award winning international legal practice that specialises in Property, Immigration Commercial Law and litigation, based in Central London and was established by Ms Jennifer Obaseki in 2005.

She is also the Director of the LegalPaal Ltd which stands for ‘Providing Assistance at All Levels’. LegalPaal Ltd is the parent of a group of companies comprising of, Supply to My Door Ltd, Launch from London Ltd, OBA Productions Ltd, Obaseki Estates and Obaseki and Co Solicitors Ltd.

Ms Obaseki believes that with the increasing need to have a global approach to business, strategic planning is essential. Ms Jennifer Obaseki is an exceptional dynamic lawyer with an excellent track record representing clients on business and human rights issues. She has developed a unique practice that appreciates the requirements of clients whether they are individuals, organisations or government bodies.

Jennifer is also the Director of an NGO called AFFIRM Human Rights which was specifically established to assist individuals with specific needs as a result of migration. Ms Obaseki has over 20 years experience in Civil and Criminal litigation and also advising on Migration. She has firsthand experience of dealing with vulnerable asylum seekers and migrants and noted the specific needs that are not being met by governments so she established, AFFIRM Human Rights which stands for Assisting Friends and Families with Information and Recourses on Migration.

AFFIRM has the objective to try and bridge the gaps in services for undocumented and documented migrants, by offering basic subsistence to legal representation. Supply to My door Ltd is a tailored online service and shopping portal.

Launch from London Ltd provides clients global services for European market penetration for brands and event management.

OBA productions Ltd is a specialist Media Management agency supporting artists, film and music producers protect and manage their work. But also to help improve the quality of productions coming out of Africa as it stands for Observing the Best of Africa so helping producers and artists source finance for projects.

Obaseki Estates is an Exclusive international Property purchase and management service.

Obaseki Solicitors has grown to a distinguished and unique International Law firm. Last year the firm celebrated its 10th Anniversary at the Exclusive Hilton Hotel Docklands. The firm is engaged in Works across the Asian and African continent. The majority of the lawyers at the practice have Masters Qualifications and are qualified in more than one jurisdiction to practice law meaning that Obaseki Solicitors are one of the best-placed firms to handle international clients.

The Obaseki Solicitors are unique because many members of support staff and lawyers also have additional professional qualifications in areas of technology, Finance, Compliance, Aviation, Security and Social work meaning they have a unique combination of languages, in-depth hands-on experience plus legal expertise.

Apart from managing her practice and running her Ngo, Ms. Jennifer Obaseki is a busy mother of five children, is a regular guest on television discussing legal matters impacting in Diaspora communities, is the Chair of Association of Professionals Against Gender Based Violence, Nigerian London Business Forum and lectures internationally on FGM and Harmful traditional practices.

Ms Obaseki also sits on the board of a number of business and professional organisations and is the Chairperson for the Association of Professionals Against Gender Based Violence, also board Member of the Nigeria London Business Forum and legal adviser to a number or organisations internationally

Jennifer Obaseki continues to set herself ahead of her competition by consistently delivering results and being at the forefront of Immigration law dealing with cases with European-wide impact plus delivering excellent standards in property law and litigation.

Obaseki Solicitors is also distinguished for its Commercial law having the capability to provide Alternative Dispute Resolution in-house, attend to Vessels in distress anywhere around the world and Issue proceedings at the High Courts in Europe san globally within minutes of instruction.

Ms Obaseki and the excellent Lawyers within the firm have become popular for their excellent lectures on Immigration, harmful practices, Property, Compliance, bilateral trade between African and European, Import and Export. But also, they have a high regard for social responsibility and apart from AFFIRM Human Rights, Obaseki Solicitors also operates free legal clinics and provide tailored fee agreements for meritorious cases ensuring their client’s access to justice.

Faustina Anyanwu
Faustina Anyanwu
Faustina Anyanwu is a features writer focusing on people's stories, entrepreneurship, start-ups, social media marketing, and profiling. Follow her on Twitter - @fauntee Official Website: Mantra: Real Women Think Legacy.