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Oct 14, 2019

New Amendments To The Regulations On The Status & Transfer of Players By FIFA (Pt.1)




Introduction

One of the most important regulations made by FIFA which ensures contractual stability in football and a healthy relationship amongst players, clubs and member associations is the ‘Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players’ (RSTP).

This Regulation is often amended yearly in order to cover new developments or issues that occurred in the previous year. This is done through the publication of a new version of the RSTP, and through Circulars that are usually published on the official website of FIFA.

Oct 9, 2019

THE REVOCATION OF DISTRIBUTION LICENSES: MATTER ARISING (ISSUE 1)


Nigeria’s Electricity Regulator, the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (‘the Regulator’) has indicated an intention to revoke the licenses of the following Distribution Companies (Discos);

Oct 7, 2019

Photos from the Art of Legal Advocacy and Business of Law Training for Lawyers



The 3rd Career Training for Lawyers organised by Lawlexis held on the 26th and 27th of September, 2019, with the theme "The Art of Legal Advocacy and Business of Law". Participants were treated to a rigorous 2 day training sessions with some of the legal industries experts. Modules at the training included Litigation, Mediation, Arbitration, Forensic Document Examination and the Business of Law. 

See photos from the event below - 

Sep 30, 2019

MY REMINISCESES FROM 2019 IBA SEOUL CONFERENCE – RULE OF LAW et al | Paul Usoro SAN



1. I had to attend the Supreme Court Legal Year Opening on Monday, 23 September 2019 and only arrived Seoul for the IBA Conference (self-sponsored) in the evening of Wednesday, 25 September 2019. I therefore attended only the Thursday and Friday, 26/27 September 2019, sessions and events. On Thursday, I attended an early morning session on Consumer Protection which featured our own Yemi Akangbe, Lagos Branch Chairman, as one of the Speakers. He made us very proud with his elucidation on the Nigerian Consumer Protection legislation and byelaws.

Sep 29, 2019

RULE OF LAW – NBA’S WORDS ON MARBLE


“If You Take Care of The Rule of Law, The Rule of Law Will Take Care of You” - IBA

31 August 2018
“We are strong only when united and together. Divided, we’re vulnerable and subject to external and devastating attacks – and these are the dangers we face daily.”

OMOYELE SOWORE: NBA CONDEMNS THE DISOBEDIENCE OF COURT ORDER AND IMPUNITY BY DSS


The Nigerian Bar Association has become 
aware of the unfortunate and flagrant disobedience of the order of Hon. Mr. Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court sitting at Abuja directing the release on bail of Citizen Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Security Service of Nigeria on the 24th of September, 2019, of which the bail terms have long been perfected by the detainee's counsel.

Attednd the BNLF Annual Gala Dinner


Tickets and Award Nominations
Join us for the British Nigeria Law Forum (BNLF) Annual Gala Dinner & Awards

Time: 6.00pm – 12.30am Date: Friday, 22 November 2019

Sep 26, 2019

Photo News- NBA President, Paul Usoro SAN at the IBA Conference in Seoul


Photos from the ongoing International Bar Association (IBA) Conference in Seoul. In attendance is the NBA President @paulusoro

Sep 24, 2019

2 Days To Go To Art of Legal Advocacy And Business of Law Training For Lawyers


Excellent advocacy skills and a sound knowledge of the business of law are necessary skills mandatory for every lawyer desirous of attaining career success. 

Former Young Lawyer Chairman, named Lawyer of the Year


It was a night of bliss, a night of VVIPs as The Who and who gathered to a night of glamour as Charles Ajiboye, FICMC. , a result oriented lawyer of the future and Executive Partner at The Penthouse Law (an avant garde 21st century upwardly mobile multi service law firm) and Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja won the Prestigious TREK AFRICA LAWYER AWARD OF THE YEAR 2019. 

NBA Ikeja Celebrates Its Members On Their Conferment as SAN


It is with utmost joy that the Chairman, NBA Ikeja Branch, Prince Dele Oloke on behalf of the Executives and members celebrates her inspiring and worthy Excellent Members; Samuel Agweh,SAN, Emeka Ozoani,SAN and Olukayode Enitan,SAN on their conferment with the noble  rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

It is indeed a hattrick for the branch worthy of celebration.

Congratulations!

Signed: Charles Ajiboye, FICMC
(Publicity Secretary)

Sep 23, 2019

How Small And Medium Enterprises (Sme) Can Protect Their Businesses – Part 1 | Linda Nnamani




SME’s is believed to be catalysts for economic growth and national development both in developing and developed countries. 


Nigeria as a developing country has a host of opportunities to be tapped into and utilized by its citizens. Majority of these has seized such opportunities to startup businesses as a means of livelihood in order to ameliorate hardship in these volatile economic times and also as an alternative to joblessness which is common in the country; however, more often than not, people undermine the need and importance of giving a legal protection to their businesses. A lot call themselves business owners and entrepreneurs without giving their businesses the standard legal protection that it needs, this trend is wrong and at times catastrophic.