The Wig and Gown has Become an Object of Unprofessional Displays – Bolaji Ramos

“If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.” --Edward Wood (Lord Halifax) The Kinds of unprofessional and...
Miracle-Akusobi

Admissibility of Photocopies of CTC of Public Documents – Miracle Akusobi

A Certified True Copy is a copy (often a photocopy) of a public document that has on it an endorsement or certificate that it...
Evans-ufeli

Defamation Under the Nigerian Law: The Rumbling Call to Criminalize Hate -Speech

There are two types of defamation, namely libel and slander. Libel is defamation in a permanent form, the most common being written or printed...
Bolaji-Ramos

And What is Wrong in Using the Title ‘Barrister’? (An Answer To Sylvester Udemezue)...

When I read that the court in NBA v. OFOMATA (2017) 5 NWLR (Pt. 1557) 128 at 133 ruled that it was improper (and...

Can the Fundamental Rights of a Deceased be Enforced in Nigeria? – Balogun Sofiyullahi

“Now, it is a juristic truism that courts exist for the purpose of dispensing justice to all manner of persons. Thus, litigants who beseech...

New DG Nigerian Law School Rekindles Hope on the Future of the Legal Profession...

“The Council of Legal Education, the Nigerian Bar Association and the entire legal profession have only paid lip service for many years on the...

Has the Recent Supreme Court Decision in Dauda V. FRN Changed the System of...

The decision of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in the recent case of DAUDU v. FRN (2018) 10 NWLR (Pt.1626) 169, 183 E -F...
lawyers-in-Nigeria

Advice to Junior Lawyers: 3 things You Shouldn’t Do

Michael and Maciek are the misfits behind Beyond Billables. They are former lawyers, international legal recruiters, advisers to the world’s leading law firms, fathers,...

#BBN: Lawyers in the House – Ethical Concern for the Legal Profession?

Big Brother Nigeria reality show comes with so much moral and ethical issues. The show which has many glued to their TV channels receive...

Capacity of a Foreigner to Own a Land in Nigeria: An Appraisal – V....

A foreigner is a person who is an origin of a foreign country. Nigeria is viewed by many as a land filled with opportunities,...