SAN Online Application Questions and Answers

In partnership with the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) to automate the application process for the conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate, here are the answers to the questions you may have regarding the end-to-end digitization of the application process. How can I access the site? Answer: You can easily access the website here:…

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WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A FOREIGN ARBITRATION CLAUSE BY SUBMITTING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE NIGERIAN COURT

By Chukwuma Okoli* Introduction Commercial arbitration is now very popular around the globe. It forms an important part of Nigerian jurisprudence. In Nigeria, it is regulated by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act (“ACA”).[1] Clauses designating an arbitral tribunal to resolve disputes between parties are now commonplace in international commercial transactions. Generally, the Nigerian courts respect…

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MODES OF RESOLVING DISPUTES ARISING FROM VICARIOUS LIABILITY

By Bizibrains Okpeh* Introduction Conflict has been with mankind since its first inception following man’s fallout with God in the Garden of Eden as a result of the conflict of interests.(1) In recent times, litigation has assumed a centre stage in the settlement of disputes/conflicts notwithstanding its inherent contradictions. This work explores these contradictions as…

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NIGERIA: DOMESTICATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AFCFTA) AGREEMENT

By Mfon Ekong Usoro (Partner, Paul Usoro & Co, Lagos, Nigeria) On the LawPavilion Blog, this paper is a 2-part publication (this is part 2), use the button at the bottom to continue reading. Don’t miss any part of it. Remember to leave your comments and thoughts in the Comment Section. C. Compliance with Treaty…

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NIGERIA: DOMESTICATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AFCFTA) AGREEMENT

By Mfon Ekong Usoro (Partner, Paul Usoro & Co, Lagos, Nigeria) On the LawPavilion Blog, this paper is a 2-part publication (this is part 1), use the button at the bottom to continue reading. Don’t miss any part of it. Remember to leave your comments and thoughts in the Comment Section. INTRODUCTION The African Continental…

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Comparative Analysis of Statutory Intervention on Vicarious Liability Under Nigerian and English Laws

By Bizibrains Okpeh INTRODUCTION According to Malemi (2008), vicarious liability is any situation whereby one person is liable for the conduct, or tort of another person, because of a   relationship existing between them and the wrongdoer. It is a form of tort that involves fixing an employer with liability for the tort committed by his employee while the latter is…

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Running a Law Firm Online in Nigeria

A virtual law firm is no different or less professional than a law firm with a physical address. The basic difference is that the later isn’t necessarily paying rent or as much operational/personnel fees as the former, and so focuses its expenditure on its day-to-day process and the digital tools that make those processes run…

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Effective Tips for Your LinkedIn Profile

If you don’t have a LinkedIn account yet, go create one fast (linkedin.com) and let’s get the ball rolling. If you think your LinkedIn setup is not good enough, here’s an opportunity for an overhaul. Below is a list of 19 best LinkedIn profile tips that cover everything from crafting a stunning summary to selling your…

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