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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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COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MASTERS AND PHD STUDY

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Your dreams for an LLM, MBA or PhD in law from a UK university at no cost may just be inches away!

Applications have opened for interested Applicants who are citizens of developing Commonwealth countries in the Commonwealth Scholarships programme. The Commonwealth Scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with the objective of “contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth”.

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LAW STUDENTS CORNER; THINK INTERNSHIP

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The long holidays are here again! It’s another long period off academics and school work. What are you gonna do with it? Hustle for extra cash to buy new clothes and phones to wow your mates in school after resumption? Hmmm! Well those from the not so wealthy home also hustle for extra cash to keep body and soul together and buy their books. So it’s understandable!

However, you can do something else. Internship! Yea you heard right! There is a whole world of difference between what you are taught in school and what obtains in real life in legal practice. The only way you can see the practical application of what you are taught is by interning in a law office or law chambers!Continue reading

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