Florence Adesola FALAIYE (PhD, Commercial Law)
- Consultant, Legal and Compliance
Dr. Florence Adesola Falaiye is a highly sought-after consultant in Business Restructuring and Corporate Governance. She is an experienced negotiator and accredited mediator with over 13 years’ experience spanning legal and business advisory services for individual clients and large organizations.
Falaiye obtained her first degree in law (LLB) from the University of Lagos in 2004 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2005. In 2008, she bagged an LLM degree from the University of Lagos and later obtained a PhD in Commercial Law in 2015 from the same institution.
Her legal and business competences include Corporate/Commercial Law, Corporate Structuring/Restructuring, Corporate Governance, Negotiation and Mediation, Mergers, Acquisition and Takeover, Corporate Secretariat, Administration and Business Support, General Business Advisory, Regulatory, Compliance and Advisory, Taxation, among others. Fueled by passion for dispute resolution, she joined the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group (NCMG) and successfully completed a Mediator Skills Training Programme of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) UK, to become a CEDR Accredited Mediator in 2009.
Beyond the legal profession, Falaiye has an indepth knowledge of the printing and publishing sector. She is currently the Deputy Managing Director and Company Secretary of Afkar Printing and Publishing Company Limited in Nigeria, and the Chairman/Editor-in-Chief of the official magazine of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).
Falaiye is a well-respected writer, columnist and trainer on Corporate Governance, Business Administration and Law. She is a Member, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Member, Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN), Associate Member, Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN), Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (NIM), Fellow, Association of Corporate Governance Professionals, Nigeria (ACGPN) Member, Manchester Business School Association and Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation Nigeria (CITN).
Falaiye is a super motivator who seeks to impact and enhance her environment and community positively. Her guiding principles are hard work, diligence, persistence and integrity.