Mrs Omowunmi Ogunlesi


She is a graduate of Law from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife) Osun State. She was called to the Bar in 1982 after obtaining her LLB degree in 1981. Mrs. Ogunlesi obtained her Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from the University of Lagos in 1989 and she is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of arbitration, United Kingdom.

She started her career in the Federal Ministry of Justice, department of civil litigation where she rendered legal advisory opinion between Aug. 1982 and July 1983 and rose to Principal State Counsel in 1996. She worked in several Federal Government Legal departments and agencies where she also represented the state in civil and criminal cases. She rose to the position of Principal Legal officer and voluntarily retired in 1996. In 1998, she joined the Services of Lanre Ogunlesi & Co. as a Senior Counsel and she is presently the principal Counsel of Ethel Agbebi & Co.