The University of Nigeria Students’ Bar Association (UNSBA) is an association of Law Students modeled after the Nigerian Bar Association as has the objective of preparing Law Students Towards the path of professional excellence.
It is based on the foregoing that we are glad to announce that annual Legal Employability Summit will hold on Friday 28th August 2020.
This is the 5th Edition of this one of a kind career development program.
The theme of this year’s edition is: The 360 Bar: The Diverse Face of Legal Practice
The main objective and intended result of the program is to provide a platform where students from various Faculties of Law across the country and beyond would gain clarity on the different career opportunities available to them as lawyers and also information about the ethics and hands-on skills required of them in order to be employable in the expanding legal market, and to excel in any given area.
The theme of this year’s edition is unique, as the array of distinguished guests would demonstrate that there are many ways to have a career as a lawyer; whether conventional or contemporary.
It is intended that after the event, participants will have a better understanding of how diversified the practice of law has become. Ultimately, to enable them make better informed career choices and prompt a more focused approach in the pursuit of their goals.
Presently confirmed guest for the event include:
- O M Atoyebi, SAN
(Youngest SAN and Managing Partner Omaplex)
- Beck Nworah
(I.CT. Lawyer and Creator, Tales of Nigerians)
- Nonso Azih
(GM Legal, APM Terminals)
- Scot Cowan
(Co-Founder & CEO, Africa Legal)
- Amobi Ezeaku
(Sports Lawyer, Manager Rangers International)
- Ms Stella Duru
(Partner Banwo & Ighodalo)
- Bibian Urum
(Founder, Bibian Urum Legal)
- Chukwudi Ofili
(Associate Partner, Detail Commercial Solicitors)
- Toby Grimstone
(Partner, Linklaters LLP London)
To maximise the experience, the event would be in form of a panel discussion which will feature streamlined question as sent in by participants beforehand, as well as other frequently asked questions on employability matters.
Registered participants would also be given certificates of participation.
The event would be held via Zoom. Kindly follow the link below to register for the event.