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Wake Up Time Banter: Lagos Lawyers vs Abuja Lawyers

It all started when an Abuja Lawyer and twitter user with twitter handle @martobono made a tweet warning Lagos lawyers not to drag Abuja...

How to Pass Bar Finals and Navigate Study Life in The Nigerian Law School...

I hardly write articles, but today, in a pretty interesting twist for me, I’ve decided to write one… and not just any article, but...

[Photos] Nigerian Lawyer Cheluchi Onyemelukwe Wins Literary Award in UAE

A 41-year-old Nigerian lawyer and author, Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onoubia, has clinched the award for best fiction writer at the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair, in...

Different Law Firm Models Exclusively Found in Nigeria

Owning a law firm in Nigeria is as simple as waking up and identifying that you have passed bar exam. There has been clamour...
How I Secured the Release of My Client without Police Assault

How I Secured the Release of My Client without Police Assault

On Friday, 26th February, 2017 at about 5pm, while I was closing out on a number of things on my table, I received a...

Emergency Codes for Litigators – Lessons from Obafolahan Ojibara

Until you are stranded in front of Lagos High Court, Igbosere for more than an hour, you may not find this code useful. Okay so...

The Other Side of the Law: The Lies They told us about Legal Practice

They lied when they said grade doesn't matter in practice, all you need is to know your onions in court. The law firm that...

The Other Side of the Law: The Tenants

I am new to it, so it will take time for me to get used to it. It leaves you with conflicting emotions at...

The Other Side of the Law: My Search for Work

When I had it up to my neck at my place of work, rather than choke myself with frustration, I decided to call it...

The Other Side of the Law: The Client’s Happiness

I was being given a ride by a senior colleague after a court proceeding. So we got talking about clients in general. He told...