NBA-SLP Journal – Call for Articles for Publication

Chairman NBA-SLP Miahnaya Aja Essien SAN

The Section on Legal Practice Law Journal (SLPJ) is a high impact peer review publication of the Section on Legal Practice of the Nigerian Bar Association. The Editorial Committee calls for well researched articles interrogating topical and contemporary legal issues or recent developments in the law.

Contributions must be original, written in the active voice only and should not have been submitted elsewhere for publication or presentation. The title of every article should be concise and clear describing what the paper is about. The authors have the responsibility to ensure that the material submitted does not infringe copyright, plagiarise other work, is not obscene, defamatory or otherwise litigious or unlawful.

Contributors are to use footnotes. Names, addresses, title, telephone and e-mail addresses of contributors should be provided at the footnote on the first page of the article after an asterisk before any reference numbering.

Contributions should be typed on Microsoft word, Times New Roman, font size 12, on A4 paper and not exceeding 20 pages. Soft copies of contributions shall be forwarded to or on or before the 28/03/2019. The Section on Legal Practice Nigerian Bar Association citation and referencing style shall be adopted for citation and referencing of contributions for publication.

Papers should be sent by email attachment in Microsoft Word format to,, clearly marked for the attention of the Editor-in-Chief.

An abstract of not more than 150 words should also be submitted with the contribution.

Miannaya Essien, SAN, CArb.
Chairperson Section on Legal Practice

1 Examples are provided below as guides;

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Goldface-Irokalibe, I.J.(2007) Law of Banking In Nigeria. Malthouse Press, Lagos, Nigeria.P.3

Nwabuoku, M.O.I, (2018) Unmasking the Big Masquerade Called Ex-parte Injunction In Nigeria: Emergent Issues and The Law. Section on Legal Practice Law Journal, Vol.4, p. 105.

Case Law
Chief Livinus Ezemegbe vs, The Nigerian Stock Exchange & 1Or. (2009) 3 NISLR 112.

Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAP 124, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria. Section 18.

Electronic/Web page
Denwigwe, D.C, Guide to Fundamental Rights Enforcement in Nigeria. http://www.slp-nba.html  Retrieved October 21, 2018.


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