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ENTER FOR THE 32ND EISAKU SATO ESSAY CONTEST

Compliments of a new week. We commence this week with a post announcing the acceptance of entries for an international law and diplomacy essay contest. Enjoy and may your week be a blast.

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Submissions are now being accepted for the 32nd Eisaku Sato Essay Contest. The Eisaku Sato Essay Contest was inaugurated in 1980, and has been held annually since 1990. This international contest is open to anyone who has an interest in both the United Nations University and the designated contest topic.Continue reading

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ENTER FOR THE GRAHAM TURNBULL HUMAN RIGHTS ESSAY COMPETITION

Happy new year folks! We begin this year with a post on the annual Graham Turnbull Essay Competition. Wish you the best of the year.

 

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The Law Society of England and Wales invites law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or in between stages)  to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition.

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24 HOURS TO THE NBA IKEJA, YLF QUEST OF A YOUNG LAWYER SEMINAR; 10 REASONS WHY YOU MUST ATTEND

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#1. It’s Free: Yea you heard right. You ain’t paying a farthing for this training. Not even a dime and you would agree with me that the knowledge to be gained is not quantifiable in small sums. I mean look at the array of speakers and seminar topics.Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE EXTRA INCOME AS A NEW WIG PART 2

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Today, we continue with the concluding part of our post “How to Make Extra Income as a New Wig”. You can read part 1 here. Happy reading.

Edit books/Manuscripts

I have lost count of the number of times I had to do that for people and folks get to edit my works too. Essays, blog posts, books academic writings. I am thinking of charging fees because I really spend time to do that especially editing books, manuscripts and even business proposals. I have had cause to even help out with some research and improvements on the work. That takes my time. I mean, if everyone thinks am good editing at their work, then they should pay for it. If you are just like me, it’s “money for hand, back for ground things” from now on. No dulling abeg!

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THE QUEST OF A YOUNG LAWYER; NBA IKEJA, YOUNG LAWYERS FORUM’S ANNUAL SEMINAR HOLDS

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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Young Lawyers’ Forum’s (YLF) annual seminar comes up on Thursday 19th November, 2015 at the NBA Ikeja Bar Centre, by 9 a.m. Anchored on the theme, “Dynamism and Distinction in Legal Profession: Quest of a Young Lawyer”, the seminar will feature a galaxy of legal stars and speakers.

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CV WRITING COURSE FOR LAWYERS PART 4

Today we bring you part 4 of our CV Writing Course for Lawyers. Ensure you read the previous episodes of the course before reading this episode. We congratulate all those who were admitted into the Nigerian Bar on 20th October, 2015. We want to say welcome to the Bar with the post “The New Wig and his B.L Certificate”.

Enjoy the rest of the post.

 

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Areas of Interest

“Areas of Interest” is one knotty element I see in many CVs. I deliberately avoided including that in the earlier parts of this course because, I don’t recommend including that in CVs.

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CV WRITING COURSE FOR LAWYERS PART 3

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You thought our CV Class ended with just CV Writing Course for Lawyers Part 1 and 2? Nah! We only covered about 90% of what is required for the perfect CV. You think that’s enough? Well the remaining 10% matters a lot and could make the difference in whether your CV makes the cut or not.

At this point, if you have not read our earlier posts on this, reading this might be putting the cart before the horse. Furthermore, if you don’t have a CV drawn up already incorporating all that has been written, then please do.
Did you just say shoot? Ok here we go!

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CV WRITING COURSE FOR LAWYERS PART 2

So, we bring you the second segment of our CV writing course. Sit back and enjoy!

 

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RESEARCH PAPERS/PUBLICATIONS
Very important. Do you have any publications in the newspapers, journals, online on any field or subject in any field of law, politics or the economy?
Blast your CV real good with that. Don’t scratch your head ‘cos you have one. Your LLB project or long essay will do. If you have other publications then wink at me and tell yourself “My CV is gonna rock!”

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CV WRITING COURSE FOR LAWYERS PART 1

Phew! Sighs! Sweating from dodging your bullets! Ok folks, my hands are in the air, I apologise. After AGC, I disappeared from the radar. Thanks for all your messages and concern. I am fine and safe. We were working on an upgrade of this site to serve you better. Though we are yet to conclude we still intend to continue posting. So we bring you another great post and promise never to run off without any notice. So please keep your gun powders dry and enjoy this CV writing course treatise that shall run in episodes. Am glad to be back!

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A good CV is the one that gets you an invitation to a job test or interview! The best CV gets you the job. A CV is like an advert, and like the advert practitioners would say, “a good ad is the one that sells”. A CV that can’t fetch you at least an invitation for a job interview is like they say in local parlance, serious bad market.

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