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AELEX
During legal representations, a lot of sensitive matters are usually disclosed to a counsel and it would be unfair to the client if these matters can be divulged without any restrictions.
Fred-Young & Evans
In Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/203/ 2017; Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq. v Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federation, the Plaintiff upon obtaining leave of the Federal High Court, by an Originating Summons, ...
Seson Legal Practitioners
In the recent Supreme Court case of SC.332/2009; Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. & Anor. v. Toki Rainbow Community Bank Ltd, Julius Berger, the appellant, by a local purchase order requested a Contractor to make a supply to it.
Seson Legal Practitioners
The essence of civil proceedings is for the judgment creditor to enjoy the fruits of his Judgment.
AELEX
A person instituting an action (Claimant) must include the Pre-action protocol form 01 with other supporting documents.
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Fred-Young & Evans
The essence of civil proceedings is for the judgment creditor to enjoy the fruits of his Judgment.
AELEX
In March 2018, the Court of Appeal upheld the ruling of the Federal High Court (the trial Court) and decided that the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency acted beyond its statutory powers when it imposed ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
It is trite law that where there is a legal wrong there must be a remedy as aptly captured in the latin maxim ubi jus, ibi remedium.
Famsville Solicitors
In the age of globalisation, increasing commercial transactions and trade is not without the prospect of dispute.
AELEX
It has become commonplace for litigants and their counsel to routinely file applications for the extension of time stipulated by the various rules of courts within which they are required to perform certain acts.
Resolution Law Firm
The process of suing someone in Nigeria is to bring an action in Court against a person for various reasons such as a breach of contract, tortuous act and among others.
Twelve Legal
In Nigeria disputes between banks and their customers are typically resolved through litigation in the courts.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal
There is currently a bill before the National Assembly for the amendment of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act (ACA) 1988.
Twelve Legal
Where the seat of an arbitration is in Nigeria, the Arbitration and Conciliation Act will, by default, be the lex arbitri.
Twelve Legal
In Nigeria, under section 5 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act where one party to an agreement that contains an arbitration clause approaches a court in respect of the same dispute covered by the arbitration clause, ...
Twelve Legal
Over the years, Nigeria has continued to develop as a suitable place for arbitration in Africa.
AO2 Law
Overtime, it has continued to be a raging controversy among legal minds on whether leave of Court should indeed be required for service of an originating process sealed from the registry of a State judicial division of the Federal High Court of Nigeria to another.
Johnson Bryant
Conducting a full trial is cost intensive and time demanding particularly in cases where the Claimant has a good case and the Defendant has no reasonable defence to the claims.
Africa Law Practice
African countries not the least Nigeria, through both state entities and private companies, are finding themselves increasingly involved in international arbitration.
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AELEX
A person instituting an action (Claimant) must include the Pre-action protocol form 01 with other supporting documents.
Famsville Solicitors
It is not unusual for foreign embassies and consulates to request that documents are to be translated, notarized, and or authenticated/legalized.
AELEX
On 16 February 2018, the Supreme Court of Nigeria unanimously decided in the case of Sifax Nigeria Ltd v Migfo Nigeria Ltd that where a statute of limitation prescribes a time frame ...
Resolution Law Firm
The process of suing someone in Nigeria is to bring an action in Court against a person for various reasons such as a breach of contract, tortuous act and among others.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Typically, the defendant would be summoned an hour earlier.
Fred-Young & Evans
The essence of civil proceedings is for the judgment creditor to enjoy the fruits of his Judgment.
Johnson Bryant
Conducting a full trial is cost intensive and time demanding particularly in cases where the Claimant has a good case and the Defendant has no reasonable defence to the claims.
AELEX
In a landmark decision delivered on 23 February 2018 in the case of Heritage Bank Ltd v. Bentworth Finance (Nig) Ltd, the Supreme Court of Nigeria appeared to abandon in part ...
AO2 Law
Overtime, it has continued to be a raging controversy among legal minds on whether leave of Court should indeed be required for service of an originating process sealed from the registry of a State judicial division of the Federal High Court of Nigeria to another.
Famsville Solicitors
In the age of globalisation, increasing commercial transactions and trade is not without the prospect of dispute.
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Fred-Young & Evans
This is the common method of enforcing foreign judgments in Nigeria.
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