December 2, 2023

Chairman, Mentoring Committee of the Body of Benchers, Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN Welcomes New Wigs to the Bar

Legal luminary and mentor, Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN has welcomed the 4,711 new wigs to the largest Bar in Africa.

The Chairman of the Mentoring Committee of the Body of Benchers stated that it was his pleasure to be a part of the Call to Bar Ceremonies for the new wigs.

The Learned Silk congratulated those that finished with excellent results and encouraged others to keep their heads up and focus on making marks in the legal profession.

Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN also announced that the Mentoring Committee would be commencing a mentoring programme where members of the distinguished Body of Benchers would mentor young lawyers of 0-7 years post call experience.

The programme would commence in the first quarter of 2023 with a session for members of the Body of Benchers (Mentors) to elucidate the guidelines and modalities for the Mentoring Scheme. A similar session would be held for the prospective mentees thereafter.

He stated that the mentees would have the opportunity to give feedback on their mentors and vice-versa. Afterwards, certificates would be issued to the participants.

Young lawyers should anticipate more information on this programme soon.

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