Cyber Fellow | Cybersecurity
After being called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012, Lionel started his pupillage in Ibadan, Nigeria at the Law firm of Musibau Adetunbi & Co. He moved to the international law firm ǼLEX Legal Practitioners and Arbitrators where he practiced in the project finance, intellectual property, and commercial litigation practice groups. In 2015, he accepted the position of senior associate in the Crest Partnership, a fast-growing commercial litigation and telecommunication firm. It was there that he was first exposed to cybersecurity law and he began to take an interest in this fast-developing area of law. He has practiced in the firm’s cybersecurity department from 2015 to the present. Lionel is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association. He is presently a Cyber Security law LLM student at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.