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Essay Competition: Paul Usoro & Co. Calls For Entries On The Case Of James V. Governor Of Edo State

*Prize: N150k or 3 months internship at Paul Usoro & Co. The Law Firm of Paul Usoro & Co is calling for entries for its new essay Competition titled PUC Challenge. Candidates are to submit well seasoned intellectual essays on the landmark judgement in James V. Governor of Edo State & Ors. (2021) LPELR-54203 (CA). …

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ICMC Virtual Mediating Communal Conflicts Training

Over the years we have seen different conflicts in Nigeria, however, the most prevalent are the communal disputes. Nigeria has been a multi-ethnic society is bound to have diverse ethnic and religious disputes. These communal conflicts have deteriorated to the point of distorting regional and national peace and security. The impacts of these crises have …

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[Photos/ Video] Y.C. Maikyau F.C. Beat J.K. Gadzama F.C.: 3-0

The Maikyau Football Club has routed Gadzama Football Club at the ongoing Maikyau Cup competition organized by the Abuja Lawyers League.  The match which held on Sunday, 20th June 2021 saw the culmination of the group stage of the tournament. Whilst the Gadzama FC demonstrated doggedness and skills, they didn’t stand a chance against the …

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[Register] Ligal Aid Announces Client Counselling Competition For Bar Aspirants

As part of its plan to introduce law students and young lawyers to the possibilities of scaling access to justice with technology, Ligal Aid is organizing a client counselling competition for Bar Aspirants (who completed the Bar Finals Examination in March 2021). Dubbed, Legal Aid Client Counselling and Case Management Competition, the competition will run …

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ESQ Opens Nomination For The Nigerian Rising Stars Award 2021

As part of the nomination for the Nigerian Legal Awards 2021, ESQ has opened nominations and is therefore calling for nomination of exceptional young lawyers who are under forty years of age and who will shape the future of the legal profession. According to Lere Fashola, convener of the Nigerian Legal Awards, The Nigerian Rising …

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[Register] Intellectual Property Institute Nigeria Trademark Opposition Advocacy Certification

The Trademark Opposition Advocacy Certification is designed for IP Lawyers, Trademark Agents and Trademark Owners to acquire practical advocacy skills in Opposition proceedings. The Course covers every aspect of Opposition Proceedings from Commencement, Interlocutory Applications, Final Submissions to Appeals. Trademark Opposition is a suis generis proceeding, commenced pursuant to Section 20 of the Trademarks Act, …

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ADR Registry And Secretarial Services Training

Arbitration proceedings can be demanding and tasking and usually require the services of a registrar to handle administrative and organizational duties. The secretary acts as a technical assistant to the tribunal, but has no independent decision-making power. The role of an arbitral Secretary is mainly to manage the case which includes drafting processes, handling organizational …

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[Invitation] ICMC To Launch Volunteer Scheme On June 11

The Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) Abuja branch cordially invites the entire members of the public to her launch of the Volunteer Mediations Scheme of the Institute of Chartered Mediation of Councilors. The program which is scheduled to hold 11th June 2021 by 10:00 AM has Dr. Agada Elachi the president of the …

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[REGISTER] JK Gadzama, SAN To Chair AELN Webinar On Ecosystem Restoration

The Association of Environmental Lawyers of Nigeria (AELN) wishes to invite the general public most especially members of the legal profession to her webinar in commemoration of World Environment Day. The theme for this year’s webinar is Ecosystem Restoration: The Roles of Law, Policy, Sciences, and Research in Resetting Ecosystems Interactions. The webinar hosted by …

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ICMC Training For Mediators On Emotional Intelligence Holds May 31, 2021 [REGISTER]

The inner strength of a mediator thrives on the wheel of emotional intelligence. An emotionally intelligent mediator is solution-driven, proactive and pragmatic. If a mediator is unaware of the effect that his/her behavior, thoughts, or beliefs can have on parties, the result can be detrimental, disempowering and frustrating. To successfully manage a mediation process, developing …

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ESQ To Hold Training On PPP And Infrastructure Finance

Lawyers play an important role in public-private partnerships and in conflict resolution for Public Private Partnerships. This training is designed specifically for lawyers to learn what they need to know about PPP design, agreements, and pitfalls in PPP. According to Lere Fashola, Founder of ESQ Practical Lawyers Academy, the topics to be covered in this …

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J-K Gadzama LLP 13th Annual Public Lecture On “Redefining Democracy, Yearnings Of The Minority In A Democratic Setting” Holds June 22

*Fmr President Goodluck Jonathan And FCT Minister, Moh’d Bello, To Speak At The Event The Law Firm of J-K Gadzama LLP, Abuja, is set to host its 13th Annual Public Lecture, with the theme, “Redefining Democracy, Yearnings of the Minority in a Democratic Setting” The details for the lecture are as follows;Date: 22nd of June, …

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Nigeria Group On Private International Law To Hold Conference June 21st [REGISTER]

The Nigeria Group On Private International Law has released programme of events for its Conference slated to hold on Monday 21st June, 2021. The conference shall hold via Zoom by 5pm WAT (5pm BST / 6PM CEST). Dr. Christophe Bernasconi, the Secretary-General of HCCH, shall deliver an opening remark. There will be two sessions for …

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ESQ To Hold Special Training On Effective Management Of In-House Legal Functions [REGISTER]

The In-House Department today is faced with greater challenges than it did in the last decade. Chief among which is the need for greater efficiency and giving greater value for money. There is therefore an urgent need for retooling in order to keep up to speed with the realities of today. According to Lere Fashola, …

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