Understanding the Concept of Domain Names in Digital Transaction

Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi, SAN It is believed that an intellectual property right does not protect domain names in the strict sense. Although, the name that makes up the domain name, on the other hand, maybe protected by the appropriate intellectual property rights. Introduction A great example of massive growth experienced in this century is the…

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Between Restorative Justice and Damning Consequences: Cost of N2.5m Against Prof. I.O. Smith SAN in View

On Monday, 16th of May, 2022, Honourable Justice O. O. Ogunjobi of the High Court of Lagos State, after delivering a Ruling in an application filed by the 1st Defendant in Suit No.: LD/22/2004 (Esther Olufunke Fasesan V. Mr Adetokunboh Emmanuel & 2 Ors.) awarded a cost of N2,500,000 (Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira)…

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The Impropriety of Sections 137(3) and 182(3) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fourth Alteration, No 16) Act, 2017

By Akintayo Balogun Esq.  The latest amendments to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which introduced Sections 137(3) and 182(3) of the Constitution amongst others, have raised clouds of dust in the current political dispensation in Nigeria. The amendment which for this article will be referred to as ‘additions’ to the Constitution went…

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Is Being a Lawyer as Stressful as They Say?

Written by Lauren Erdelyi The World Economic Forum show that law is the world’s second-most respected profession after being a doctor. This should come as no surprise. Lawyers are renowned for being high-performing, intellectually outstanding, and hardworking individuals—often with a hefty pay packet to match. But there’s another side of the coin. While lawyers might benefit from having…

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Making the most of the Power of Tables in Excel

By Danielle DavisRoe One of the ways that lawyers use to organize and make sense of financial data is through Excel. Filled with columns and rows, an Excel worksheet looks like a giant table. However, an actual Excel table comes with many benefits that make working with your data a lot easier. Here are a few…

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Get Huge Discounts on Prime 6.0

This holiday is the best time to invest in the best tools and resources for practice especially as we gear towards a new month in the 2nd quarter of the year. To help legal practitioners as they take the next steps, We come bearing wonderful news on our flagship and industry-acclaimed product LawPavilion Prime, which…

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5 Reasons You Should Upgrade To Prime 6.0

Earlier I wrote to you about the release of our latest version of LawPavilion Prime – Prime 6.0, the Winner’s Prime. Have you upgraded to this new version yet? If not, I want to share with you five (5) unique reasons why you need to make the upgrade or subscribe to Prime if you are…

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Ethical Considerations of the Sins of Counsel – Part II

by Oluwanonso In this edition of this Ethical consideration of the Sins of the Counsel in litigation matters series, I will examine the ethical considerations of any Counsel who is blamed by his former employer for failing to carry out the instruction of filing a notice of appeal within the time prescribed by the law,…

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Propriety Of The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Prosecuting A Case Of Forgery Of Medical Reports Against Femi Fani Kayode

By Akintayo Balogun Esq.  On the 17th of December, 2021, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arraigned former Aviation Minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode before Honourable Justice Abike-Fadipe following his alleged use of forged medical report(s), which had been earlier tendered before Honourable Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, where Mr. Fani…

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Enabling Public Interest Litigation (PIL) In Nigeria: The Time Is Now!

by Hameed Ajibola Jimoh Esq. Public Interest Litigation-herein after being referred to as ‘PIL’ has suffered greatly in Nigeria for decades in which case, the issue of ‘locus standi’ of an applicant in such PIL has always been queried and hence, the court would strike out the suit. Such suit is always ‘struck out’ either on a Notice of Preliminary…

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