Laide is the Managing Director of JCS Client Services. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), Lagos Chapter from 2021-2023 and produce the Flagship Magazine for the Chapter. She has over 24 years of post-call experience. She began her legal career at Wole Olufon & Co and has gained extensive legal experience in private and corporate practice.
She also worked with SystemSpecs Limited in various positions. Prior to joining JCS, Laide worked in the prestigious law firm of Jackson, Etti & Edu. Working at JCS, Laide has focus on SMEs with a determination to see their businesses take off and grow beyond their expectations.
She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and her law degree from Ogun State University, Nigeria. She was subsequently called to Nigeria Bar. She has attended various courses both within and outside the country, amongst whom are the University of Cape Town, Graduate school of Business, SA; Lagos business School for the Senior Management Programme (SMP).
Laide is also an Intellectual Property (IP) expert having also attended the International IP Law summer School, University of Cambridge, UK. She is very versatile in providing IP advisory services for both local & international clients, and offer tailor-made solutions to clients throughout the African continent. Through her professionalism and dedication to work, she acts as a one-stop shop for her clients’ needs throughout Africa.
Laide is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), International Trademarks Association (INTA) and Intellectual Property Lawyers Association of Nigeria (IPLAN)