Deborah Enyone Oni
Overview And Experience
Deborah Enyone Oni is a legal practitioner with over a decade post call experience. She is the founding and managing partner of Hilton Top Solicitors, A tech savvy law firm committed to delivering legal services through innovation and technology, the firm’s core areas of practice are in Blockchain and other emerging technologies, Corporate & Commercial practice, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate.
Deborah is a Tech Lawyer, Blockchain Researcher, Educator and Consultant.
She has a thirst for innovation and at the core of her strength is her ability to adopt a new type of thinking and use cutting-edge legal technologies to help clients solve complex issues in a technologically emerged world.
She is the head of the Blockchain and other emerging technologies unit of the firm. Her interest in the emerging technologies space has led her into acquiring various reputable certifications in same. She holds IBM credentials in Blockchain and IOT among other certifications in relation to Blockchain. she is highly focused, Resolute, confident, dedicated and a committed personality.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B from the University of Jos, Plateau State, had her B.L from the Nigerian Law School, Abuja, and was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar. She has a Masters degree in Law(LLM) from the university of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.
She has expertise in Blockchain, Intellectual Law, Corporate & Commercial law, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate.
Among her responsibilities are: Advising, Researching, Consulting, drafting and Negotiating.
She regularly advises a broad range of clients including local and international companies on various sector specific legal issues such as joint ventures, Regulatory compliance, general corporate advisory on the Nigerian law and policy affecting the incorporation and operation of businesses, and corporate governance, to help clients maximize opportunities and profit in their businesses and minimize risks.
She sits on the board of several reputable companies as the Legal Secretary and Advisor.
She serves as external solicitor to several reputable companies.
She is often called upon to speak at local and international seminar/Webinars/Conferences.
She is a digital content writer and has authored several articles majorly covering Blockchain and Law.
She is passionate about sustainable legal practice through Innovation and technology, and also women and girls, and is dedicated to the course that fosters the growth of women and girls.
She is a social entrepreneur. She co-founded Slum Achievers Foundation, An NGO dedicated to making positive impact on children, women and girls in the slum areas of Africa through education, free health and legal services. She is also a member and partner of many organizations dedicated to the above course.
- University of Jos (LL.B)
- Nigerian Law School (B.L)
- University of Lagos (LL.M)
- Blockchain and Law
- Corporate Law
- Commercial Law
- Intellectual Property
- Dispute Resolution
- Real Estate
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
She holds several certification on her areas of interest such as:
- World Intellectual Property Organisation(WIPO) Certification on Intellectual Property
- IBM Credentials on Blockchain and IOT
- British Council Certification on Policymaking
She is a member of the following professional bodies:
- Nigerian Bar Association(NBA)
- African Women Lawyers Association
- Nigerian Institute of Management(NIM)
- Slum Achievers Foundation
- Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce(AC OF DC)
- Nigeria Institute of Global Affairs Council(NIGAC)
- TECH/ New Blockchain Companies, Technologies and development
- Information Technology, Fintech, Blockchain and Bitcoin Innovation
- Women in Blockchain
- Women in Tech