Esther Bashorun a seasoned Legal Practitioner, an Administrator per excellence and a good team player who thrives on problem solving based on ability to mediate and negotiate joined the Lagos State Government in 2010 as a State Counsel and was deployed to the Office of the Public Defender as a defense counsel. She later was redeployed to the Directorate of Advisory Services & Judicial Liaison in 2012.
She was thereafter seconded to Lagos State Parks & Gardens Agency a parastatal under the Ministry of the Environment as the Legal Adviser and later appointed the Agency Secretary a position she combines with being the Legal Adviser.
Before joining the services of the Lagos State Government, she had a brief stint at Hole 19 Investment as a Secretary, Gisan Oil Services Limited as a Liaison Officer, and at Carew, Elemide & Goodluck Chambers (Now Proteus Law Firm) as a Legal Practitioner.
She attended the University of Lagos for her Master’s degree in Law (LL.M), Nigerian Law School – (B.L), Lagos State University – Bachelor of Law (LL.B), Grace Institute of Sec. & Mgt. Studies – Advanced Diploma and Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School, Yaba – WASC/GCE “O”L.
A chartered mediator, she is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and the International Bar Association (IBA).
She is married with children and loves travelling, reading, interior decoration, meeting people and humanitarian work.