Top Law Firms gear up for AfCFTA

as LawPavilion unveils Solicitors and Arbitrators’ Toolkit and AI-Powered Practice Management software. Following the launch of the LawPavilion Experience Centre in Lagos, these top law firms in Nigeria have been taking advantage of the premier Demo Day(s) hosted by LawPavilion Business Solutions LTD. And guess what? It has been all about digital transformation, enhancing human intelligence,…

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LAWPAVILION OPENS EXPERIENCE CENTRES IN LAGOS AND ABUJA – INTEGRATES AFCFTA DISPUTE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURE INTO SOLICITORS AND ARBITRATORS’ TOOLKIT

Nigeria’s leading legal technologies company, LawPavilion Business Solutions Limited has scored another first, demonstrating its uncanny ability to equip Nigerian and African lawyers with cutting-edge solutions, in order to compete successfully in the provision of legal services in Nigeria and across the continent. Briefing the press in Lagos, the Managing Director of LawPavilion Business Solutions…

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A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation Part 2 – “What do I say?”

A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation is a Guest Series of 4 posts submitted by Morenike Okebu (Lawyer and Partner at GM George Taylor & Co.) The first thing you say in court is Good Morning! Just kidding… However, I have advised in Part 1 that you should get to court early. You must find out whether your client…

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A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation

A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation is a Guest Series of 4 posts submitted by Morenike Okebu (Lawyer and Partner at GM George Taylor & Co.) INTRODUCTION I remember the day I was called to the bar. To say the very least I was thrilled to finally be a lawyer. I faced challenges getting where…

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7 Trends Changing the Legal Industry and the Role of Technology

As the world increasingly becomes powered by the flex of varying technological inventions, our lives and careers are also getting significantly reshaped – with, or without our permission. While the crux of these technological developments has enabled efficiency, productivity and competitiveness, they have also influenced demographic, attitude and work-style changes. Below, we have considered seven…

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Must-Attends at the NBA Conference 2019

Every legal practitioner in Nigeria is actively gearing for the NBA Annual Conference 2019: Facing The Future which is scheduled to hold in Lagos from 23rd to 29th August 2019. This year’s conference which is expected to have over 11,000 delegates comprising of lawyers and business leaders will have over 30 sessions. And, as stated by…

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The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA): A Guide

We take a cursory look at the African Continental Free Trade Agreement through the simple guide prepared by Tralac – Trade Law Centre in South Africa. The AfCFTA Agreement is a trade agreement aimed at creating a single market followed by free movement and an African single-currency union. The AfCFTA Agreement is a framework agreement covering Trade in Goods…

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Did She Consent?

Did She Consent? is a guest post submitted by Yemisi Onaopemipo (Lawyer). The Internet in Nigeria has literally been set afire over the last few days. Some commentators have claimed that since there was no violence involved it was not a rape. Well, the law is quite explicit on what constitutes a Rape and that includes the following:…

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Practice Beyond Borders: Your Action Plan

In the past few weeks, we have discussed how you can operate a scaleable practice as a legal professional in Nigeria using the abundant opportunities that the internet provides. We discussed, how to operate a reputable law firm without a traditional office structure and what services you can offer clients outside of Nigeria. While the…

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LIABILITY FOR THE BREACH OF A FUNDAMENTAL TERM IN A CONTRACT OF CARRIAGE BY AIR

CASE TITLE: MISS PROMISE MEKWUNYE v. EMIRATES AIRLINES (2019) LPELR-46553(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 15TH FEBRUARY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: AVIATION LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: EJEMBI EKO, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Aviation Law. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos. The facts of the case are that Seven…

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