Without much ado, by way of introduction the Practice Chancellor of RockHaven Solicitors is Joseph Oluwasegun OJEMUYIWA, Nigerian Citizen. He graduated in the Second Class Upper Honours Class in Law both from the Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria and the Nigeria Law School, Victoria Island Lagos, December 1988 and 1989 respectively.
He was a University of Lagos Sponsored POSTGRADUATE SCHOLAR and graduated with a Masters Degree in Law from the same University in 1991. He has had the unique opportunity of transcending the Classroom, the Boardroom and the Courtroom within his first 21 YEARS at the distinguished NIGERIAN BAR., firstly as Loans and Advances Officer with Union Bank of Nigeria, Secondly as an Associate in the Broad Street Oil and Gas/Commercial Law Firm of Siji-Soetan & Co (Lawyers to CHEVRON & CONSULTING COUNSELS TO THE WEST AFRICAN GAS PIPELINE PROJECT), thirdly as IN-HOUSE Group Legal Officer within the MULTINATIONAL CONGLOMERATE UTC NIGERIA with interests spanning Real Estate, Electrical and Civil Engineering, Manufacturing ,Automobiles and Retail Stores worldwide, fourthly as Law-lecturer/Examiner in laws of Contract, Banking, Industrial and Intellectual property and Law of Taxation at the Universities of Abuja and Lagos.
It is with these highly privileged background that he single handedly pioneered the establishment of this Law firm styled Rockhaven (Solicitors) on January 6,1992 with a Clear Mission to redefine the Practice of Law in this part of the Globe. An experiment so successful as at date, to the extent the firm can proudly announced having served Global Clients such as ChurchGate, America International Insurance Company (AIICO), Browser Base Nigeria Texaco,Totalfinalelf,GuarantyTrustbank,ZenithBank, Access Bank,Intercontinental Bank,UBA Plc, Equitorial Trust Bank, Dunlop Nigeria Plc, Union Bank, Unity Bank, First Bank, FinBank, Stanbic IBTC, ECOBank, Diamond Bank, FCMB, Fidelity Bank, Wema Bank, Sterling Bank, amongst Others.
His commitment to excellence and to best practices in the delivery of value added legal services marks the Firm over which he supritendents out as the perfectly blended law firm , blending the theory of law with the practice of law.
He is the first Nigerian professional to adequately, comprehensively and authoritatively and albeit openly, criticize the most comprehensive money laundering regulatory regime in Nigeria ever enacted Nigeria in 2005 earning him a place of pride in Nigeria's prime daily, the THISDAY NEWSPAPER LIST OF LAW PERSONALITIES of 2005 THAT DEFINES THE LEGAL LANDSCAPE IN 2005.
He is widely read and widely travelled. He has in the Press a one-stop comprehensive textbook on Moneylaundering law ,theory, practice , prosecution and defence (a ready guide for the international businessman,the lawyer ,the law scholar, governments, prosecutors and the general public.
We are a firm thoroughly prepared to serve the Sophisticated Requirer of legal interventions in any area of Human Endeavour.
Our members are "ruthlessly" and efficiently trained to provide solutions where and when needed. For this we are an effective Law Firm and we will always be, God helping us.