Be in the know…Legally

son-certification-logo
1

Standards Organisation of Nigeria Act, 2015

INTRODUCTION It is no news that fake products have dominated our market space and even those that are allegedly ‘original’ are paraded for sale even though they fall below standard. Consequently, there was, without doubt, a need to ensure quality control of manufactured and imported products in Nigeria as the high volume of substandard products…

Continue Reading

Innovating Justice 2016

Announcing Justice Innovations 2016 by HiiL Innovating Justice

Are you a justice entrepreneur? Are you thinking of creative ways to make legal access effective and efficient? Do you think you have the right solution that helps tackle challenges that SMEs in Africa face like harsh regulations, insecurity, high levels of taxation, corruption and bureaucratic red-tapes? HiiL Innovating Justice helps turn the most promising and disruptive ideas into effective…

Continue Reading

LawPavilion Celebrates International Women's Day 2016

LawPavilion Celebrates International Women’s Day from March 1 – March 8, 2016

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements. This year’s theme is: “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step…

Continue Reading

CBN-Stamp-Duty
4

Collection and Remittance of Statutory Charges on Receipts to Nigeria Postal Service Under the Stamp Duties Act

INTRODUCTION The President has said it times and again that Nigeria is broke[1]. And why won’t we be broke? The price of crude oil per barrel (which is our primary source of income) keeps going down, naira keeps crashing; yet, we keep spending because we have to keep the Nigerian economy going. Well-meaning Nigerians have…

Continue Reading

National Assembly
32

The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 (ACJA)

INTRODUCTION The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 (ACJA) is unmistakably the hottest Law in Nigeria presently and it is without doubt due to its wide applicability and revolutionary nature. The Law comes in handy for both lawyers and non-lawyers. The Act which was signed into law in May 2015, has a 495-section law divided…

Continue Reading

Stk Web Banner1

INVESTING IN AFRICA CONFERENCE: Africa’s Oil & Gas Trends Investors and their Lawyers should Note

Africa is frequently mentioned as a key market for companies looking to expand, but there is more to the region than simply natural resources, projects and infrastructure. The African continent, with its large population and abundant mineral resources, holds great promise and economic opportunity. Its many and varied issues have not stopped investors from all…

Continue Reading

LawPavilion + Investing in Africa Conference (Cover Photo) - Copy
4

LawPavilion Spearheads International Bar Association’s “Investing in Africa” Conference 2015

With some of the world’s fastest growing economies, Africa has become the newest destination for emerging markets investors. The economies of most African nations have grown by an average of 5-6% per year over the past decade, giving momentum to the continent as a whole. Six out of the ten fastest growing economies in the…

Continue Reading

Manage your practice (Website every Nigerian Lawyer must know) - Copy
1

30 Websites Every Nigerian Lawyer Should Know

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) –nba.org.ng: The NBA is a non-profit umbrella professional association of all lawyers admitted to the Bar in Nigeria. Nigerian Lawyers Association –nigerianlawyers.org: Promoting Law and Justice in our communities. National Judicial Council – njc.gov.ng: The National Judicial Council is one of the Federal Executive Bodies created by virtue of Section 153…

Continue Reading

Digital Jurist March - Copy

The Business of Law: How to Strategize for Better Performance in a Law Firm

Digital Jurist – This edition of Digital Jurist will take you by the hand and show you the way to strategize effectively for enhanced efficiency and productivity. Developing strategy is an exercise of the mind, subtle in nature, to manifest an intention at a desired time. We have come up with the golden questions to…

Continue Reading

House-of-Representatives
4

Nigerian Senate Repositions Criminal Justice, Passes Criminal Justice Bill

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed into law the Criminal Justice Bill, which would ensure dispensation of justice in the country. The Bill was first presented in 2005 and has been adopted by the Lagos State Government and has been amended once. Earlier in the week at the National Judicial Institute in Abuja during a…

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4