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NIGERIA’S BEST KEPT LEGAL SECRETS SERIES – SECRET ONE

“Secrets have a way of making themselves felt, even before you know there’s a secret” – Jean Ferris

Is the legal profession really for everyone? This is what everything I have on my mind to share with you crystallized into. Today, we see countless in the profession jump from one end of the metropolis and nation to the other, with very little to show for it. Meanwhile, there is only a handful basking in the euphoria of legal practice. It is simply the Pareto’s principle at play again.

However, I observed the successful legal practitioners and realized something profound – secrets to their success. I would be sharing these secrets with you in a series over the next 6 weeks. I call them Nigeria’s Best Kept Legal Secrets. It will completely transform your practice.

Tips to Prepare Your Law Firm for Remote Work

Given the World Health Organisation’s announcement last Wednesday that the coronavirus has officially reached ‘pandemic’ status, it has become imperative for us as professionals to begin to consider the possibility of having to work from home in the coming days. Although it may be unusual for some of us, it is not completely alien to…

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A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation Part 3 – Read Your File

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.) Are you looking for the perfect way to make a grand mistake in court? It’s simple – do not read your file. This is the simple most important advice I can…

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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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