Top Nigerian law firm Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe has won three awards at the the 2018 Africa Law Digest Awards held yesterday in Victoria Island Lagos.The awards are organised by Africa’s premier law journal Law Digest
As the legal profession welcomes an influx of new starry-eyed wigs estimated at about 4,000 every year, their chances of securing juicy opportunities in existing law firms are few and far between. The labour shortfall in addition to the worrisome number of disillusionment among young lawyers is a burden that GreySage Consulting, a Lagos-based legal seeks to bear.
The Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) is scheduled to hold its 2018 International Conference and Gala/Award Nite on 27 and 28 September 2018 at Four Points by Sheraton, Oniru, Lagos.
Everyone who faces a conflict or crime should have access to legal support that is effective, safe, understandable, affordable and perhaps most importantly, available when it’s needed. Hiil has made it their mission that by 2030, 150 million people will be able to prevent or resolve their most pressing justice problems.
PU: I don’t think the problem is with electronic voting or universal suffrage per se.The problem generally with elections is more often than not with its conduct and not the mode – electronic or manual.The problem also is not with suffrage – universal or restricted; it is, as I’ve already stated, with the conduct of the election.What I’m interested in knowing right now is the planned mechanics or processes for the NBA elections; it’s the mechanics that will tell us whether it’s tamper-proof or susceptible to manipulations and/or human errors.Until we hear from the ECNBA on these processes and mechanics, I cannot really comment on the integrity of the electronic voting.
The training was educative and every young lawyer interested in business law should strive to attend subsequent trainings and the next NBA-SBL Conference.
YouTube will release a new tool to help initial uploaders take action against those who duplicate and re-upload their content without permission. Copyright Match, which will be available to high-traffic users initially, will alert users to new uploads of their work while allowing them to take a range of actions, including communicating with the uploader or taking content down.
Chief Judge of Lagos Justice Opeyemi Oke has urged new magistrates to shun corruption. She spoke when she swore in three new magistrates and 50 presidents and members of the Customary Court. She urged them to dispense justice without fear or favour, affection and animosity.
It was a great sight to behold as young lawyers, senior lawyers and senior advocates of Nigeria turned out in their numbers for the dinner hosted by Paul Usoro, SAN in Abuja recently. Many pledged their support for the leading presidential candidate of the NBA 2018 General Election. The event took place at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre, Central Area, Abuja, had the likes of Kanu Agabi, SAN as the guest speaker. Paul Usoro, SAN underscored the paramount importance of the forthcoming election and why he is the right candidate for the NBA Presidential position.
MANIFESTO OF PAUL USORO, SAN FOR THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT, NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (NBA): 2018 – 2020
I am Paul Usoro, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the Senior Partner and Founder of Paul Usoro & Co (PUC), a full-service law firm headquartered in Lagos with branches in Abuja and Uyo. I was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982 and was subsequently elevated to the Inner Bar in 2003