The Firm

H. Michael & Co. was established in August, 2011. It is a Law Firm borne out of the desire to embrace the paradigm shift from traditional practice to a modern and highly specialized practice tailored to meet the needs of our varied clientele. We are a full-fledged Corporate and Commercial Law Firm with extended capacity for private and property law and other specialized areas of Law Practice.


MISSION
To be a frontline practice with a reputation and culture of excellence.

VISION
To deliver timely professional service to our Clients without losing focus of maintaining professionalism and integrity.


THE BRAND
We are branded in four progressive orange colour triangles. Number 4 is a number of great elements; Air, Earth, Fire and Water. The region of the earth are four; North, South, East and West. Colour orange is a vibrant colour that depicts energy and warmth. It represents changing seasons. It is a colour set on the edge, it introduces sunlight, its nature is transitional. The Triangle is a symbol of creativity, integration and harmony. Our practice is uniquely positioned to be creative in our service delivery to our clients with the motive of progressively bridging the gap between the old and new order of professional service delivery.

Our driving force is embedded in the character of our colour which we have described as our “FIBER”;

F: Friendly
I: Inspired
B: Brilliant
E: Energetic
R: Reliable

We offer professional services in a friendly manner, inspired by the brilliance and energy of our people. With these, our Clients are able to rely on us for guaranteed quality service.


THE FOUNDER

Adeyinka Hassan is a 1994 graduate of Laws from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, he was called to the Nigerian Bar in March 1995. He holds master degrees in Laws, Business Administration, Corporate Governance with a distinction and Certificate in Entrepreneurship.

He is an Alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, the London South Bank University and the London School of Management.

He started his career in 1995 with Pipelines & Petroleum Products Marketing Company Limited (a subsidiary of NNPC). He joined Industrial and General Insurance Co Ltd in 1996. In pursuance of private practice experience, he worked with the Law Firm of Osinaike & Associates and later with Akinwunmi & Busari a front line Commercial Practice in Lagos, where he garnered extensive commercial litigation experience before proceeding for a master degree in Laws.

Upon completion of the Master degree, he worked with Intercontinental Bank Plc, where he served variously as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Global Bank Plc (pre Bank merger), Regional Legal Adviser and Relationship Manager, Retail & Personal Banking. He also worked with Equitorial Trust Bank limited and later joined First City Monument Bank Plc where he became the Zonal Manager, Retail Banking overseeing the Bank’s business activities in Ogun State. Until his voluntary disengagement from the Bank to pursue his passion, he was the Head, Business Banking Support for the Group Legal Services of the Bank.

He belongs to various professional bodies including the International Bar Association, the Nigerian Bar Association, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers, United Nations Global Compact, Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria and the Institute of Directors.

Hassan is a Fellow and member of the Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria. He served as the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the Institute from 2012 to 2014.

Adeyinka established and registered the Firm H.Michael & Co with the Corporate Affairs Commission and the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria. He is the Principal Counsel of the Firm.