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LCA-YAN’S INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION MOOT COMPETITION DEBUTS!

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INTRODUCTION

The inaugural edition of the Lagos Court of Arbitration – Young Arbitrators Network (LCA-YAN) International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition will hold on July 28, 2017 at the Lagos Court of Arbitration, 1A Remi Olowude Street, 2nd Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos Nigeria.Continue reading

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THE YOUNG ZAMBIAN LAWYER

Musangu Mwila Fundulu The Young Zambian Lawyer

Unlike most law students I Musangu Mwila Fundulu never ever dreamt of studying law. It seldom crossed my mind as I was young and undecided the decision was made on my behalf.

I turned 18 years old on the first day of class though it was more on the introductory side. I was highly overwhelmed by our course outlines and the amount of information we students were expected to assimilate.Continue reading

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PING! ATTEND THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (NBA) IKEJA , YOUNG LAWYER’ FORUM (YLF) CONTINUOUS LEGAL EDUCATION SEMINAR

Young Lawyers Forum (YLF), Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja CLE Seminar

 

Introduction

The Young Lawyers Forum (YLF), Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Branch, will hold its Continuous Legal Education (CLE) Meeting and Seminar on Monday 22nd May, 2017 at the Bar Centre, High Court of Lagos State Premises, Ikeja  Lagos at 12 noon.Continue reading

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PING! NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION (NBA) IKEJA BRANCH, HUMAN RIGHTS SEMINAR HOLDS

 

 

 

Introduction

Are you a human rights practitioner or want to be acquainted with the changing dynamics of human rights law and practice in Nigeria?

Then you need not look too far to get your wish fulfilled. Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Human Rights Committee Ikeja Branch’s annual Human Rights Seminar has been scheduled to hold on Thursday 18th May, 2017 at St. Leo Catholic Church Hall 1, Toyin Street Ikeja at 10.00 am.Continue reading

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PING! ARBITRATION MENTORSHIP SESSION FOR YOUNG LAWYERS HOLDS

 

Introduction

Are you a young lawyer with interest in Arbitration? Do you want to broaden your horizon in the law and practice of Arbitration? Do you need a mentor in the field of Arbitration? You don’t have to look any further. An Arbitration Mentorship Session for Young Lawyers has been scheduled to hold on Friday 21st April 2017 at 1A Remi Olowude Street, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria by 3 p.m. prompt. The event will be the first of its kinds for young lawyers. Continue reading

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STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART; AN OPEN LETTER TO MEN

 

Put it ALL together, write a position paper on “Women: We are as much flesh and blood as you are” as an open letter to men

AN OPEN LETTER TO “MEN”

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By Anifowoshe Titilope Legal Eagle **

 

WOMEN: we are as much flesh and blood as you are

 “I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.– Andre LordeContinue reading

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SEXISM IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION; THE CHALLENGES OF FEMALE LAWYERS IN THE SOCIAL FIELD

Today one of the most ardent followers of my blog takes the floor to speak on the topic of sexism in the legal profession especially in the field of social work . So it’s Dorcas on the beat! Kindly encourage her with your comments and reactions!

Sexism in the Legal Profession Photo Credits ms-jd.org

Sexism in the Legal Profession Photo Credits ms-jd.org

“Women generally face lack of equal opportunity not even in the aspect of education but for the fact that a woman is not “deemed serious” even when what she has to bring to the table can cause a much desired change and result. There is a definition that comes with the image of the woman and it means weak, incapable and sometimes unworthy’ the woman symbol has been so derogated to sleep side by side with disdain, contempt, disregard, worthless, and derisive statements”. Wari Wuniya WelyeContinue reading

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WHEN LAW MEETS ART

 Today An Artist and Corporate Law Practitioner takes us on a journey through the world of her first love Art and her profession Law. Journey through her world and start your week with Arts Appreciation! Please drop a word of encouragement for Sandra as she takes the floor.

When Law Meets Art Credits Sandra Udosen

When Law Meets Art Credits Sandra Udosen

I have loved drawing for as long as I can remember. I grew up being a scribbler. I drew on the walls of our house (got spanked several times), I drew behind all my note books and those of my siblings. In fact I constituted an art nuisance in the house.Continue reading

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THE ABSU LAW CLINIC; MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Today I have the honour of publishing the trailblazing efforts of the ABSU Law Clinic, of the Faculty of Law, Abia State University , Uturu in the practical study of law and  their giant strides in Social Work. The experience is shared by Noble Chinwendu, Deputy Head of the ABSU Law Clinic. Hope you are inspired after reading this.

Members of the ABSU Law Clinic on a Prison visitation Photo credits ABSU Law Clinic

Members of the ABSU Law Clinic on a Prison visitation Photo credits ABSU Law Clinic

 ABSU Law Clinic; Who we are!

The ABSU Law Clinic was established by the Network of Universities Legal Aid Institutions (NULAI) in 2004, as an in-house clinic of the Faculty of Law, Abia State University, Uturu. It provides legal services to indigent members of the public.Continue reading

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