Idayat Balogun

Criminal Law Guide

idayat@ncaguides.com

 

Idayat is an analytical and experienced professional with the ability to dissect complex legal issues and present sound legal opinion. With keen interest in the criminal justice system, Idayat is fully aware of the procedural as well as the substantive criminal laws of Canada and Nigeria. With 5 years’ experience as a Nigerian Prosecutor, Idayat has successfully prosecuted cases of human trafficking, sexual exploitation, organ harvesting and child labour.

Idayat has received several commendations from partner agencies including the UK Crown Prosecution Service for diligent prosecution of human traffickers and securing prominent convictions. At work, she has built up the reputation for coming up with solutions rather than problems.  She is self-motivated to pursue and disseminate knowledge, incorporate legal practice experiences into coursework, and promote enriching lifelong learning.

Memberships & Affiliations

Nigerian Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association 

 

EMAIL IDAYAT

 

 

 

Seun Smith

Constitutional Law Guide

seun@ncaguides.com

Seun Smith obtained her LL.B from Obafemi Awolowo University and was called to the Nigerian Bar before moving to Canada. She has over 8 years of experience in civil litigation, international arbitration and corporate/commercial transactions across various industries.

Seun was assessed to write five exams by the NCA due to her background from a common law jurisdiction and she completed all five exams in one diet. She is also an instructor at Bow Valley College where she teaches Canadian Professional Responsibility under an Alberta funded program in partnership with Directions for Immigrants in Trades & Professions.

Memberships & Affiliations

Nigerian Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

 

 

EMAIL SEUN

Kenny Okunola

Administrative Law Guide

kenny@ncaguides.com

 

Kenny Okunola is a seasoned tutor with in-depth knowledge of Canadian Administrative Law. Kenny is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and was called to the Nigerian Bar prior to moving to Canada. He has written several articles and contributed to on-going conversations on Administrative Law and Judicial review issues.

Kenny has a wide range of legal experience spanning corporate law, securities law, and regulatory compliance. He also holds an Instructor role at Bow Valley College where he teaches Canadian Administrative Law under an Alberta Government funded program in partnership with Directions for Immigrants in Trades & Professions.

 

Memberships & Affiliations

Nigerian Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association 

EMAIL KENNY

 

Muftau Olajobi

muftau@ncaguides.com

 

Muftau graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye in 2004 and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2005. He has since been in active practice of law and became a partner at Connaissance Legal Practitioners in Lagos Nigeria, before relocating to Canada. He is self-motivated and result oriented with a penchant for exceeding expectations.

Muftau has a keen interest in criminal law and has successfully handled several litigation related matters especially in the area of criminal law defences. 

 

Memberships & Affiliations

Nigerian Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association 

 

 

EMAIL MUFTAU

Funto Omotoso

Professional Responsibility Guide

funto@ncaguides.com

 

Funto  is  an  alumnus  of  the  University  of  Ibadan,  Nigeria  and  the  University  of  Warwick, United Kingdom; where she obtained an LL.B Degree in Law and an LL.M in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation respectively. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009 and was Co-Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law – Young Lawyers Forum from 2016 to 2018.

She is a dynamic Business and Commercial Lawyer who has diverse experience across the various sectors of corporate law, specifically in the Health, Energy, Property and Probate Sectors of Law. She was actively involved in structuring Public Private Partnerships (PPP) between clients in the health sector and the Nigerian Government. Being active in the legal and medical spaces she had to ensure that her team observed a strict adherence to the ethical and professional responsibility standards.

She is a pro-active and highly motivated individual with exceptional people skills, who can work in a self-servicing environment or within a team to achieve optimum results.

Memberships & Affiliations

Nigerian Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association 

EMAIL FUNTO

 

Masud Balogun

 Foundations of Canadian Law Guide

muftau@ncaguides.com

 

Masud is a consummate professional with a deep understanding of different aspects of the law. He is widely experienced in diverse practice areas including corporate law, banking and finance, capital market and dispute resolution.

Masud holds a Masters’ degree in Law and worked in the London office of Norton Rose Fulbright prior to moving to Canada.

He has facilitated several training programs and is constantly commended for his meticulous and detailed delivery.

 

Memberships & Affiliations

Nigerian Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association 

 

EMAIL MASUD

Ngozi Emmanuel

Administrator

ngozi@ncaguides.com

Ngozi is a talented and experienced administrator. She has worked with companies and organizations in different countries (Nigeria, United Kingdom & Canada) and across several industries ranging from IT services, Financial Services, Construction and Fashion. 

Ngozi is responsible for oversight of all administrative and operations related matters. 

EMAIL NGOZI