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S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In most cases instituted against a Public Officer, under Nigeria's dispute resolution system, it is not uncommon to find a Defendant raising either by way of preliminary
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Third Party Funding refers to an agreement or arrangement between a funding company/individual and a client (the claimant) whereby the funder agrees to finance some or all...
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
It is sometimes prudent to presume that disputes may take on the status of near inevitability in business and commercial transactions.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The SC decided that in line with section 36 1999 Constitution, it is a basic constitutional right to be able to appeal the decision of a trial court or tribunal.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The primary legislation applicable to arbitration is the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, Chapter A18, Laws of  the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (ACA). Section 26 of  the ACA states that ...
Perchstone & Graeys
No society or its commerce can thrive without a working judicial system. This, amongst other factors, has necessitated a consistent call for reforms in the justice delivery sector. This has been further reinforced...
Banwo & Ighodalo
The recently discovered Corona Virus causes the highly infectious corona virus disease ("COVID-19"). By March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization characterized the virus as a pandemic.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
It is no longer news that the COVID-19 pandemic has become the defining global health crisis of our time, and that Nigeria is now grappling with this unprecedented crisis.
Mike Igbokwe (San) & Co.
In order to determine in which jurisdiction to commence an action for damages in claims relating to carriage of persons and cargo by air, two levels of jurisdiction have to be determined.
Olumide Babalola LP
When Hon. Justice Inumidun Akande (Rtd), an erstwhile Chief Judge of Lagos State, unveiled the High Court of Lagos State (Civil procedure) Rules in 2012...
Olumide Babalola LP
While "working from home" during this unprecedented "Corona Virus Leave," I stumbled on a discovery (and thought to share) from the leading judgment of My Lord, Uchechukwu Onyemenam, JCA in the election petition appeal ...
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Over the years, there has been a steady shift from commercial litigation to alternative dispute resolutions (ADR) because of its long drawn process and accompanied technicalities.
Olumide Babalola LP
I have brooded over the idea of penning a piece on 'Class Actions in Nigeria' but always heckled by the choice of title that would captivate my target audience.
Olumide Babalola LP
It was accorded its due superior position by the Legal Practitioners Act in the conduct of (its) affairs by the General Council of the Bar.
Olumide Babalola LP
Much ink has been spilled on and off the bench on the locus of a judgement debtor in garnishee proceedings who, has been given varying judicial appellations in the past in a bid to so define his fate; from busybody to ...
Olumide Babalola LP
When in 2017, some of our clients' bank accounts were severally frozen by their banks, via bankers' orders obtained by the Nigerian Police from the Magistrates Court in Lagos pursuant to a spurious petition ...
Olumide Babalola LP
For some inexplicable reasons, affidavits filed in our court are replete with paragraphs that start with the word "That" and same has, to a large extent, become standard practice so much that, where the word is omitted, ...
Olumide Babalola LP
An Order Nisi is no less an order of Court and the Appellant is bound by it.
Olumide Babalola LP
It is an elementary and fundamental proposition that a right conferred by the Constitution cannot be taken away by any other provision except by the Constitution itself.
Olumide Babalola LP
The Court of Appeal has consistently reiterated the principle down the years in the following line of cases:
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