Executive Committee Members

 
 

BNLF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2019 - 2020

 
 

Dr Jennifer Obaseki

Chair


Dr. Jennifer Obaseki Multi-Award Winning plus Honorary Ph.D. for Humanitarian work. Chair of FIDA UK plus adviser to NGOs. Expert on Human Rights, BA in Law & Economics from Middlesex and graduate of the University of Law. 16 years PQE.

Founder of Obaseki & Co Ltd an international multi-award-winning Law firm specialising in Property, Commercial Practice and reported UK cases in Immigration. The firm's Private Client and litigation teams are respected due to success in complexed cases.

Due to demand for her expertise, Dr. Obaseki has an extensive consulting practice and delivers legal training sessions Worldwide. obasekisolicitors.com

Kash Balogun

Treasurer


Kash Balogun is a Consultant Solicitor at Keystone Law, an award winning Top 20 UK law firm, having previously been the head of the Africa team at BDB Pitmans LLP following stints at Clifford Chance and Skadden Arps.

He specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration with a particular focus on oil and gas, construction and mega-infrastructure disputes that relate to or originate from the sub-Saharan Africa Region.

He is member of the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association (TecSA); the Society of Construction Law (SCL); the Commercial Litigation Association (CLAN) and the London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA).

Morayo Fagborun Bennett

Social Secretary


Morayo is a specialist landlord and tenant and real property barrister, with a particular interest and experience as an advocate, in discrimination cases. She practices as a barrister and mediator from Hardwicke in London.

A graduate in philosophy and theology from St Hilda’s College, Oxford, Morayo has been a recommended Social Housing junior in Chambers UK and Legal 500 for numerous years. Following a Masters in Crime, Human Rights and the International Community (Distinction) at Westminster University, Morayo converted to Law at City University, where she obtained an Outstanding on the BVC.

Morayo has a special interest in discrimination and equality and is the Chair of the EDI Committee in her Chambers. She is also a founding member of the BNLF Women’s Panel and Race Equality Group.

In 2020, Morayo was appointed as both a Deputy District Judge and a Chair of the Valuation Tribunal for England.

Janet Latinwo

Membership Secretary


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BNLF NON-EXECUTIVE OFFICERS 2019 - 2020

 
 

Toks Hussain

Co-Head Junior Lawyers Division


Toks Hussain is the Co-Head of the BNLF Junior Lawyers Division. He has a specialism in international law and currently works in the United Nations.

He's a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn and previously served as a Governor in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Genevieve Wakeley-Jones

Committee Member


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