The Federal Government on Friday filed seven counts of treasonable felony and money laundering against the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore.
A barrister will have to stay indoors between 7pm and 7am for a month after being convicted of benefit fraud.
The Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) has come out in defence of attorneys following criticism about high legal fees, saying many attorneys charge well below the stipulated guidelines and are themselves struggling to survive.
The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Asaba, the Delta State capital on Friday upheld the victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last governorship election in the State.
A Nigerian man who died in a British detention centre repeatedly said he felt unwell but was not seen by a medical professional, his family have claimed.
The Co-Chair of International Bar Association (IBA), African Regional Forum,Anthony Atata has urged all African Lawyers who will be in attendance at the annual conference of the IBA in Seoul to attend the sessions of African Regional Forum .
In this session, we will consider the burning questions that arise both before and after foreign law firms are permitted establish a presence in a newly open jurisdiction.
Starting from the example of our host country, South Korea, we will look around the world at how the presence of foreign law firms can impact on a local legal market. We will consider how market opening has affected clients, the local profession, the local justice system and the bar, as well as how it has worked for the foreign law firms themselves. We will debate the merits of different models, timetables and regulatory regimes for market opening. And we will consider what more the IBA can do to share this knowledge and experience.
Thursday 26 September (1430 – 1730)
There will be a highly interactive roundtable, led by a panel of distinguished speakers drawn from all corners of the globe, but with ample opportunity for extensive audience participation.
Amir Singh Pasrich
Gregory Vijayendran SC
BIC International Trade in Legal Services Committee
Law Firm Management Committee
Presidential Task Force on Open/Closed Legal Markets – (Lead)
Iran’s Sports Minister, Masoud Soltanifar, on Thursday reported that Iranian women will be allowed into stadiums to watch the men’s national team play football.
Two representatives of the Process and Industrial Development Ltd on Thursday pleaded guilty before the Federal High Court in Abuja to charges of fraud and tax evasion instituted against them in respect of the contract leading to the recent controversial judgment of a British court empowering the firm to seize about $9.6bn worth of Nigerian assets.