Most of aspiring lawyers today, and that includes those who are just on the edge of becoming one, have little or no clue of what awaits them by the time they are finally called to bar. Continue reading “10 Things Every Aspiring Lawyer Must Know Before Being Called to Bar”
Young lawyers must support their chambers
Respectively, the solution to the problem of poor earnings by young lawyers goes beyond the putting in place of any policy that guarantees payment of an additional few thousands of naira. Rather, the answer is in young lawyers supporting to build their law firms as institutions and assisting with all their energy in the provision of reliable, sound and adequate legal services to the clientele of the firm. Continue reading “Salary and remuneration of young lawyers”
Disputes are bound to arise in business relationships and commercial transactions. These disputes can be resolved amicably through alternative dispute resolution methods or by civil action in a law court (litigation). Continue reading “Dispute Handling & Litigation Management in Nigeria”
One of the more interesting things to me is when people come out of law school and have a difficult time getting a job. This is intriguing because of the following facts: Continue reading “Top 10 Ways to Get Your First Job after Law School”
A law degree opens up a wide range of career opportunities in a myriad of fields. Studying law develops one’s understanding of the levers of power in our society in a way that is even more effective than that of political science. Continue reading “Extraordinarily important: why law should be studied”
Graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) would soon be allowed to participate in the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) and the Nigerian Law School Programme.
The Director, Ilorin Study Centre of NOUN, Mr Michael Abikoye, made this known on Thursday in an interview in Ilorin. Continue reading “NOUN graduates to join NYSC, Law School programme soon – Director”
This matter is in respect of my Call to Bar Certificate.
I was called to the Nigerian Bar in November, 2014 along with other successful aspirants to the Nigerian bar after years of hard work right from primary school to the Nigerian Law School; the hard work to become a legal practitioner with numberless dreams was crowned with a celebrated call to the Nigerian Bar but without a Call to bar certificate. Continue reading “Body of Benchers: Competent or Not?”
Client feedback is a crucial component of effective law firm marketing programmes.
Though many large firms do client satisfaction surveys or have business development teams that have detailed follow up strategies in place, many small firms don’t do so because of cost constraints or an apparent lack of time. Continue reading “Why Lawyers Should Use Social Media To Help Get Customer Feedback”
Lawyers are supposed to be people of the highest integrity and honesty in their personal dealings. So what’s gone wrong? Middletons partner, Murray Landis, writes. Continue reading “The honest lawyer”
So you think now that law school is over you don’t have to read anymore? This is the time that you should be reading every single useful book you can get your hands on! Save yourselves years of countless mistakes and bad judgment calls, and learn from experienced attorneys and veterans of our industry. Continue reading “5 MUST READ Books for Every Lawyer”