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Private Legal Practice in Nigeria: Beyond COVID-19 by Hameed Ajibola Jimoh, Esq.

The pandemic Corona Virus Disease-herein after referred to as Covid-19- has become a global disease which has affected almost all the global economy(ies). The private…

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Posted in Court Matters Law Practice

AGF Malami, SAN Rolls Out Plans for Post COVID-19 Justice Delivery System

The damaging effects of the sudden outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic impact upon all the ramifications of human life. The Nigerian Justice Sector is obviously not…

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Posted in Law Practice NBA News

Greater Synergy between CAC, NBA-SBL is Key to Improving Commercial Law Practice in Nigeria– Akpata

Senior partner at Templars and immediate past chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, NBA-SBL, Olumide Akpata, has said that continuous collaboration…

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Free E-book| An Attorney’s Guide to Law Firm Profitability by Jared D. Correia, Esq.

Running a lucrative law firm demands vigilance in deriving insights from your financial performance. To that end, visibility into your firm’s revenue, accounts receivable, and…

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Posted in Justice Delivery Law Practice

Reflections on the New Practice Direction of the Edo State Small Claims Court, 2020 by Osarenoma Davidson Edieya Esq

By Osarenoma Davidson Edieya Esq[1] Introduction The new Practice Direction on Small Claims Court was signed on the 28 th day of February, 2020 by…

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Posted in Justice Reform Law Practice

Developing a Proper Jurisprudence on Costs– A Panacea to Frivolous Litigation? by Babatunde Ajibade SAN

Being a paper presented at the Monthly General Meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ota Branch held on 28th February 2020 by Dr. Babatunde Ajibade…

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IBA International Principles on Conduct for the Legal Profession

Approved on 25 May 2019 by the Council of the International Bar Association Lawyers throughout the world are specialised professionals who place the interests of…

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Retainership Agreement Goes Sour: Serious Lessons for Lawyers

By Stephen Azubuike Retainership agreement A retainership agreement is one of the ways the services of a legal practitioner may be booked by a client…

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Grounds for Objecting to the Admissibility of a Document in Proceedings in Nigeria

by E.C MPI, Esq When a witness is led in evidence in chief to tender a document, such a witness is referred to his deposition…

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Posted in Law Practice Public Interest

How Counsel Rescued Random Defendant from Serving Unnecessary Jail Term

For counsel Franklin Amandi, offering pro bono services is a familiar terrain, albeit, a second nature. Thus, that particular day in court, seeing a hapless…

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On Dealing with Judges by Nnamdi Okafor, Esq

In our daily practice as trial lawyers, we interact with judges on a daily basis. We should know that judges do talk about us a…

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Admissibility of Confessional Statements: Imperatives of Trial within Trial

A paper presented by Dr. Ben. Ubi, Head of Legal and Prosecutions Department, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office on the Occasion of…

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