Kemi is the latest entrant to Riley Langdon Solicitors on joining the firm in December 2015. Prior to this move, Kemi was with Optima Legal as a Commercial Solicitor.
Kemi has practised for over 14 years since she first qualified as a Barrister and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2002 and she has practised in the UK since 2006. She has enjoyed an intensive international law practice. She is an alumna of University of Benin, University of Newcastle, College of Law London and Northumbria University.
Her areas of practice include: providing legal advice on a variety of legal issues, drafting legal documents and she is experienced in all aspects of property law and conveyancing such as acquisitions, dispositions, high volume property transactions, sales and acquisitions of businesses (including medical practices), transfer of equity, equity release, landlord and tenants, share-ownership transactions, buy to let, new build, adverse possession and title rectification matters.
Kemi’s commercial dealings include, representing high street banks, financial institutions and investors in relation to property dealings and perfecting titles and charges on collateral, constructions and disposal or acquisitions of business assets.
Kemi’s private client work includes Wills and Probate: from drafting your first Will, its amendments and dealing with the eventuality and calling in the assets of the estate within UK, Europe, also conversant with International Estate administrations and resealing of Grants of Probates and Letters of Administration from different jurisdictions outside EU, through to perfecting Powers of Attorney Applications and Deputyship Applications through the Court of Protection.
When not burying her head in legal issues, Kemi unwinds with visits to National Trust Centres with her family, sampling menus from around the globe and entertaining.
Kemi also sits as a governor of a local school in Newcastle and supports educational charities in the City. She is also a learning support volunteer with a youth organisation in the West End of Newcastle and she sits on various committees within the African communities in Newcastle.