Name: Sadiq-Mohammed Shamsiya
Years of Service: 9+
Education: LLB, BL, and CIArb
Country of Residence: Nigeria
Mrs Sadiq-Mohammed Shamsiya is the Managing Partner of the law firm Kith&Counsel with over nine years in practice. She had previously gathered work experience in two renowned law firms in Nigeria, where she rose to the position of a Senior Associate within a short period of time due to her tenacity to excel and ability to generate revenue. She is also a member of the Nigerian Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Lagos branch.
She has been involved in numerous corporate projects. She has provided legal advisory services to top multi-national companies and its affiliates amongst other clients.
Shamsiya also has a fervent interest in commercial transactions, particularly “local content” related matters. It came as no surprise when she was selected amongst brilliant minds to join the team designated to draft the Nigerian Oil and Gas Research and Development Regulation, 2018.
She is engaged in providing advisory services on company formation, foreign direct investments, debt recovery, legislative drafting, corporate restructuring and local content in most indigenous and foreign companies. She enjoys writing and has good negotiation skills amongst other skills. She is currently seating as a company secretary on numerous Boards, one of which is Proclapp limited.
Her personality resonates in her performance. She is often referred to as “the heart” of any business. She is also a team player and through her warmth and professionalism, she has been able to build a powerful clientele both locally and internationally.