The Lagos State High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019 (new rules) was launched on January 14, 2019, amidst heavy criticism from legal practitioners and the public.
Towards ensuring an expeditious judicial system, certain novel provisions were inculcated into the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019. This rule which came into effect on 31th January, 2019 also had alongside it The High court of Lagos State (Expeditious Disposal of Civil Cases) Practice Direction, 2019.
A Statement By the Nigerian Bar Association on the Proposed Trial of the CJN
gives me great pleasure to welcome all of you, my dear colleagues, to Year 201
A video has emerged online showing the brutalization of a young lawyer named Olakunle Karimu by the Nigerian Police. The young lawyer had gone to his former employer Oluyomi Olawore LLP to demand his outstanding salary after a cheaque which was to offset his salary was rejected by the bank.
The silent moments in those two months taught me a lot. You are armed with knowledge and facts, set to bombard the Court and its audience but meet the absence of the Judge or opposing Counsel’s non-preparedness
Time, language and clarity are three key features that great lawyers around the world pay a lot of attention to and we must do the same
I have this hypothesis not yet proven by any academic or scientific research but has been a widely-believed statement: LAWYERS ARE THE BIGGEST FLIRTS
Language is the greatest tool of a lawyer and speech is one mode of expression of language mastery but silence can also be an important tool, Okezi explains
Lagos-based lawyer, Okezi Uwede-Meshack writes about the intrigues of getting accommodation in Lagos, moving houses and making tough decisions. He also shares a bit about his trip to Ghana.