Lagos High Court: Notice of 2018 Annual Vacation

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Lagos State High Court has announced Monday, 16th July, 2018 to Tuesday, 11th September as the period of the 2018 Annual Court Vacation.

The following are the list of Vacation Judges

Ikeja Division

Hon. Justice A. O Williams – Monday 16th – Friday 27th July, 2018
Hon. Justice B. A Oke-Lawal – Monday 30th July – Friday, 10th August, 2018
Hon. Justice O. Ogala – Monday 13th – Friday 24th August, 2018
Hon. Justice O. Ogundare – Monday 27th August – Tuesday 11th September, 2018

Lagos Division

Hon. Justice O.O Femi-Adeniyi – Monday 16th – Friday 27th July, 2018
Hon. Justice A.J Coker – Monday 30th July – Friday, 10th August, 2018
Hon. Justice M.I Alakija – Monday 13th – Friday 24th August, 2018
Hon. Justice O. A Adamson – Monday 27th August – Tuesday 11th September, 2018

Not withstanding the long vacation, the criminal division of the High Court may sit throughout the period of the vacation. Where a Judge of the criminal division is on vacation, a vacation Judge may be assigned to deal with all urgent pending criminal cases in the court.

Not withstanding the long vacation, any cause or matter may be heard by a Judge during the period of the Vacation (Except on Sunday or Public Holiday) where such cause or matter is urgent or a judge at the request of all parties concerned agree to hear it.

Any application for an urgent hearing during the vacation may be made by summons in chambers before the vacation Judge or the Judge before whom the substantive case is pending.

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The vacation ends on Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 while the new Legal year 2018/2019 commences Wednesday, 12th September, 2018

The new legal year service will hold on Monday, 24th September, 2018

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