Legal Professionals
A fellowship for lawyers, judges and all other members of the legal profession, with the objective to positively influence the industry.
Israel Aye
Community Governor

Israel is the Senior Partner, Energy and Commercial Transactions at Primera Africa Legal and the Founder of, a Virtual Platform for Legal Services. Israel has extensive commercial and legal knowledge of the Oil and Gas business in Nigeria.

In addition to his role at Primera Africa Legal, he is a Director at the Aspen Energy Nigeria (Energy Services and Consulting) Group and faculty member of the International Law Institute- African Centre of Excellence (ILI-ACLE).

Israel has been named by Who’s Who Legal annual ratings as one of the world’s leading expert in energy and natural resources legal practice consecutively since 2012. Israel was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1993 and holds Bachelor of Laws, LL. B (Hons), Accredited Mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution U.K. (CEDR) and a Member (Mci.Arb), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K, (Nigerian Chapter).

Funmilayo Odude
Community Governor

Funmilayo is a partner with the Commercial and Energy Law Practice (CANDELP) and co-founder at ONEWORQ. She is a corporate and commercial lawyer and an ardent dispute resolution practitioner. She was called to the bar in 2010, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK (Nigerian Chapter) and the Association of Young Arbitrators (AYA). She is also a certified mediator with the Lagos State MultiDoor Courthouse (LMDC). She is a regular columnist for the Financial Nigeria magazine, a monthly publication on development and finance. She writes under the column ‘Law and Society’.

Our Weekly Activities
Week 1
Topical Discussions and Legal Analysis
Week 2
Debate (My Honest Opinion) and Knowledge Sharing
Week 3
Events and Talk shows
Week 4
Book Reviews
Week 5
Networking and Funfair
Expected Target Members
Previous Speakers
Emeka Ihebie Lawerence
Doyin Ewedemi
Funmi Odude