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We offer analysis on rare and recent Nigerian judicial authorities and also provide useful hints and articles on various legal matters. We deploy our skills in legal research, writing and editing in assisting law firms, law students, screenwriters and news agencies.

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We are an Online Legal Department. We attend to the needs of companies and businesses in Nigeria which do not have the capacity to have an internal legal department (or who have a lean legal department) to cater for their legal information needs.

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We offer free legal information services for Start-ups. It is an initiative to assist start-up businesses with the provision of adequate legal information as may be required for actualizing business goals, potentials and projections.

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We engage relevant skills and tools to predict possible outcome of potential lawsuits in order to assist prospective litigants to make informed decision before instituting a court action.

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We offer free Legal Clinics – Capacity Building Programme for Law Undergraduates. The Programme seeks to volunteer a yearly informative session for Law Students of various Faculties of Law in Nigeria, at different intervals.

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In conjunction with relevant organisations, we provide mentorship and leadership programme for young people (including young lawyers).

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  • The Access Bank and Diamond Bank Deal: Implications for Stakeholders.

    Introduction The news recently broke of the restructuring involving Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc, two leading Nigerian financial institutions. While the restructuring has been described by some as a merger, others have described it as an acquisition. This debate will be further discussed in this piece. However, suffice it to say that the successful restructuring and the emergence of Access

    April 15, 2019
  • How to protect your business from Deadweight Partners.

    The word ‘co-founder’ in most cases comes to an entrepreneur with mixed feelings. Although it generally connotes a business partner who was instrumental to the finding or development of a new business or idea. On the one hand, an entrepreneur feels positive about the notion of having a co-founder because it presupposes a situation where

    April 12, 2019
  • Ecobank moved to “kill” Honeywell Flour Mills by irregular procedure but the Supreme Court waded in.

    Ecobank (Nig.) Ltd v. Honeywell Flour Mills Plc [2019] 2 NWLR (Pt. 1655) 55 at 84, para. B. per Okoro, JSC: “May I state it without equivocation that application for orders of injunction affecting the rights and obligations of parties cannot be moved ex-parte in winding up proceedings. Parties must be put on notice.” The

    April 11, 2019
  • Illness of counsel in a firm of lawyers cannot stall proceedings.

    Malari v. Leigh [2019] 3 NWLR (Pt. 1659) 332 at 368, para. G, per I. T. Muhammad, JSC: “It is foolhardy for a counsel representing a party, where it is shown that he has other qualified counsel in his firm, to claim that the matter he is handling in Court cannot go on because he

    April 7, 2019

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