Tag Archives: Nigerian Lawyers

The number of lawyers dying is not commensurate to the insurance policy-Monday Ubani

Monday Ubani,the Chairman of the Welfare Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association has made a case against the insurance policy coverage for Lawyers saying that it is too expensive to maintain because of the fact that the number of lawyers dying were not commensurate to the policy. Continue reading The number of lawyers dying is not commensurate to the insurance policy-Monday Ubani

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

Police arrest a fake lawyer at the Magistrates’ Court in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday, said it had arrested a fake lawyer who had been representing people at different magistrates’ courts in the state. The spokesman of the command, SP Chike Oti, told newsmen that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday at Ojo Magistrate’s Court while representing a client. Continue reading Police arrest a fake lawyer at the Magistrates’ Court in Lagos

The Two year rule in Matrimonial Proceedings: Refreshing your memory on the exceptions-Anthony Atata

Section 30 of the Matrimonial Causes Act provides as a general rule that proceedings for a decree of dissolution of marriage shall not be instituted within two years after the date of the marriage except by leave of the court. Continue reading The Two year rule in Matrimonial Proceedings: Refreshing your memory on the exceptions-Anthony Atata

Police brutality on lawyers-How a lawyer got a Judgement against the Nigerian Police

Courtroom mail has obtained a copy of a recent court judgement on a police brutality to lawyers.
The applicant in suit number HIM/M112/2016 in the High cour of Anambra State, is a legal practitioner named Ifeanyi Nkem who represented a client in a case of enforcement of human rights . Continue reading Police brutality on lawyers-How a lawyer got a Judgement against the Nigerian Police

Police brutality on Lawyer-Onitsha NBA releases official report

In an official communication dated the 27th of January 2018 obtained by Courtroom Mail,the Onitsha branch of the Nigerian Bar Association has released an official report on the incident which involved police brutality against a lawyer Chiamaka Nwangwu who went to do her job at the police station. Continue reading Police brutality on Lawyer-Onitsha NBA releases official report

Torture of female Lawyer by Police-NBA Onitsha sets up a committee to implement action

The branch meeting of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Onitsha ended today with the main issue for discussion being the horrible  experience of Chiamaka Nwangwu in the hands of the police. Continue reading Torture of female Lawyer by Police-NBA Onitsha sets up a committee to implement action