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Breaking News- Olakunle Afolabi wins the 2018 Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers

Courtroom Mail is  happy to inform you that the winners of the 2018 Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for young Lawyers have emerged. Olakunle Afolabi emerged as the winner with two others in the finals of the competition that took place this morning. 72 Young Lawyers registered for the competition and 13 made it to the finals.

Three questions below were posted for the 13 finalists to answer  .

1.In criminal cases, evidence of good character of the defendant is admissible- True or False?- THE ANSWER IS TRUE see section 81 of the Evidence Act

2.An Auditor of a company is entitled to a notice of a general meeting- True or False? THE ANSWER IS TRUE see section 219 of The Companies and Allied Matters Act

3. A person who is 65 years at the time of appointment of a director of a public company has a duty to disclose his/her age to members of the company at a general meeting- True or False?
THE ANSWER IS FALSE-THE ANSWER IS FALSE.It is actually 70 years.
In view of the above,the following were the first to answer the three questions correctly.

NOTE: Courtroom mail time runs on GMT. The questions  were posted at 8:32 am today Nigerian time which is GMT +1

1st – Olakunle Afolabi- called 2016,based in Lagos.
2nd- Joshua Ugwu- called 2017,based in Kano
3rd- Mayor Njoku-called 2016,based in Lagos

Olakunle Afolabi is hereby declared the winner of the 2018 Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail prize for Young Lawyers. Congratulations.

The winner will have a one year exclusive subscription of Supreme court reports by Lawbreed while the second and third will have a full year basic subscription of the same law report.

We thank everyone that participated and we are glad you did.

Courtroom Mail is dedicated to rewarding our readers in different ways and we will continue to engage in many more rewarding competitions. Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers 2018 is hereby closed.

Final question: Justice Ayo Philips Prize for young Lawyers

Welcome to the finals of Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers.

The first three to answer the questions correctly will win the 2018 Prize in order of answer. We have three questions and you must answer the three correctly to win

How to answer: Just answer like this e.g 1.True,2.True,3 True simple.

QUESTIONS:

  1. In criminal cases, evidence of good character of the defendant is admissible- True or False?
  2. An Auditor of a company is entitled to a notice of a general meeting- True or False?
  3. A person who is 65 years at the time of appointment of a director of a public company has a duty to disclose his/her age to members of the company at a general meeting- True or False?

13 Young Lawyers qualify for the finals of Justice Ayo Philips Prize

13 Young Lawyers have made it to the Finals of the Justice Ayo Philips  Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers.

The finals will come up on the 10th of March 2018 and three winners are expected to emerge.

14 young lawyers answered the last question correctly but 1 person was disqualified for answering twice. Continue reading 13 Young Lawyers qualify for the finals of Justice Ayo Philips Prize

Notice: Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers

We are happy to inform all participants in the Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Prize for Young Lawyers that the answer to the last quiz is C.

Everyone that got it correctly will now proceed to the final stage on the 10th of March. 8:30 am. The first three to answer the final questions on that day will emerge as the winners.

No quiz question today.

Good luck

Question 1- Registration is now Open for the 2018 Justice Ayo Phillips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers

Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers opens on the 12th of February

Courtroom mail is pleased to announce that registration for Justice Ayo Phillips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers competition is set to open on the 12th of February 2018 with the final stage coming up on the 3rd of March. This Prize is sponsored by the former Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Ayo Phillips rtd and is open to all lawyers in Nigeria who are between 1-5 years post call. Registration/Participation is free. Continue reading Justice Ayo Philips Courtroom Mail Prize for Young Lawyers opens on the 12th of February