CAREER PROSPECTS IN MEDIA LAW IN NIGERIA

Finding an easy headway in careers may prove difficult and taxing. This might be a result of adaptation to workspaces and pressures attributed thereto, which might prove to be uneasy and tedious. It is okay to feel overwhelmed by the uncertainty the future holds, especially as it regards career paths, and this is why it […]

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LAW STUDENTS AND LAWYERS IN MARCH 2021

1. Dafe Akpedeye SAN Essay Competition Compos Mentis Chambers has announced the 2nd Edition of the Dafe Akpedeye SAN Essay Competition. The competition is opened to all students of Nigerian Faculties of Law. The theme for the competition is “Drake’s 2018 ‘In My Feelings’, the Proliferated Shiggy Dance, and Copyright Considerations – The Nigerian Perspective.“ […]

SLAYING THE PROFESSION: THE CASE OF PRE-CALL TO BAR PICTURES

Introduction Not just the pre-call pictures, have you been to court lately? Just last week, I stepped into a mall to pick up some items. A young man approached me and tried to communicate with me in the Hausa language. I apologized to him and replied, saying, “Mallam no vex, I no sabi Hausa.” I […]

LAWYER OF THE MONTH (SEPTEMBER) — VINCENT OKONKWO

Happy Independence Anniversary, Nigeria (we hope we’re not late to the party), and Happy Anniversary to Legal Pages. On the September edition, we speak to Vincent Okonkwo, a Tech Attorney. He gives us his thoughts about judges specialising in niche areas of law, and the achievement fuzz arising from the Covid holidays/work from home period. […]

Lawyer of the Month — Orji Uka

You can heave that sigh of relief now — we’re back with our interview series! And this time, the Legal Pages Interview Series will be hosted monthly. What’s more? We have other amazing things lined up moving forward. For now, simply enjoy our interview with the Legal Pages Lawyer of the Month. This month, we […]

LAW, LAWYERS AND THE SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS – S.A OMOTOSO ESQ.

Social media can shape or affect relationships and the nature of communications between lawyers, their clients and the general public. Members of the legal profession similarly ought to consider what impact the use of social media could have on their professional and ethical obligations. Truth is, we cannot put the social media genie back in […]

LAWYER OF THE WEEK — CHUKWUDI B. OFILI

On this edition of Lawyer of the Week, Legal Pages had the pleasure of speaking to one of Nigeria’s finest young lawyers. A recipient of the 40 Under 40 Rising Star Award at the recently concluded ESQ Legal Awards, he has consistently built a reputation for himself in the Corporate Law Space. He shared his […]

LAWYER OF THE WEEK — GABRIEL NWODO

This week, we feature Gabriel Nwodo, a first class graduate and an Associate at top commercial law firm, ÆLEX. He spoke to Legal Pages about the supposed nexus between remuneration of entry level lawyers and the 2020 NBA Presidential Election, the grading system of the Nigerian Law School and giving back to the society. Can […]

LAWYER OF THE WEEK — Rita Anwiri

Over the past week, Legal Pages had the opportunity of speaking to Rita Anwiri Chindah, an Intellectual Property Lawyer renowned for her enlightening Intellectual Property series across several social media platforms. In this interview, she shares her journey into the profession and quite significantly, lets us into the world of IP. Can we meet you? […]

Nigerian Law School Releases 2018 Bar Final Results, Records 161 Candidates with First Class, the Best Ever!

The much awaited results of Examination the Bar Final which was conducted in August were released on the Thursday, 18th of October. The results released by the Nigerian Council of Legal Education recorded the highest success rate since its inception. It was reported that 5,846 students participated in the examination with 4,633 (79.25%) candidates successful, […]