Welfare of Lawyers and the unfair caricature of a lawyer’s health: 6 things Muyiwa Akinboro SAN probably didn’t know- Anthony Atata

Muyiwa Akinboro SAN is a good man. A well respected member of the bar who has served the bar meritoriously and has attained an enviable height in the legal profession. I revere him a lot especially his carriage which exudes nobility and royalty. Continue reading Welfare of Lawyers and the unfair caricature of a lawyer’s health: 6 things Muyiwa Akinboro SAN probably didn’t know- Anthony Atata

The mere occurrence of an accident is not proof of Negligence

ADETOUN v. LAFARGE AFRICA PLC & ANOR (2018)

LPELR-44733(CA)

PRACTICE AREA: TORT

INTRODUCTION

Typically, when accidents occur, they are presumed to have arisen due to the negligence of one or more of the parties involved. However, does the fact that a party has suffered (more) injury proof negligence on the part of the other party? Continue reading The mere occurrence of an accident is not proof of Negligence

NBA Elections 2018: The Election Committee commences Verification- See guide

The Election Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has commenced verification of voters in the forthcoming election of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) slated for July 27th and 28. In a letter dated 9thof July,the committee released the guidelines for verification as follows: Continue reading NBA Elections 2018: The Election Committee commences Verification- See guide

Litigant found in contempt for emailing lawyer during cross-examination

A County Court judge has thrown out a claim after the litigant contravened orders not to contact his lawyers mid-evidence.

Her Honour Judge Clarke, sitting in Oxford, had warned the claimant at the end of the day in Hughes Jarvis Limited v Searle that he was ‘in purdah’ mid-way through his cross-examination, and that he should not communicate with any third party, including his legal advisers. Continue reading Litigant found in contempt for emailing lawyer during cross-examination

Paul Ananaba SAN elected Chairman- NBA-Section on Public Interest and development Law

Paul Ananaba SAN has been elected and sworn in as the new Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) section on public interest and development Law.
The NBA presently has three sections namely:
NBA Section on Business Law(SBL)
NBA Section on Legal Practice(SLP)
NBA Section on Public Interest and Development Law(SPIDEL)
Others elected alongside Mr Ananaba include:

Alternate Chairman… Ikhide Ehighelua Esq.,

Secretary.. Kola Omotinugbon Esq.

Treasurer…Aishatu Hassan.