Mondaq All Regions - Nigeria: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
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.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal
Arbitration in Nigeria continues to experience an upward spiral as an effective dispute resolution mechanism adopted by parties engaged in contemporary commerce.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Typically, the defendant would be summoned an hour earlier.
Famsville Solicitors
Under the Rules, a distinction is made between those who died testate and those who died intestate.
Famsville Solicitors
It is not unusual for foreign embassies and consulates to request that documents are to be translated, notarized, and or authenticated/legalized.
Advocaat Law Practice
We had last month reviewed the Court of Appeal's decision in NATIONAL OIL SPILL DETECTION AND RESPONSE AGENCY V. MOBIL PRODUCING NIGERIA UNLIMITED (EXXONMOBIL), where it held that the imposition of fines ...
Advocaat Law Practice
Dissatisfied by the decision of the IST, the Appellant appealed to the Court of Appeal.
Advocaat Law Practice
Under Nigerian law, a suit is deemed to have commenced in court at the point of filing all the required originating processes depending on the mode of commencement which could either be by way of a writ of summons, ...
Africa Law Practice
The thesis of this article is the recent developments in Nigerian case law, which are inimically influencing arbitration law and practice.
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Banwo & Ighodalo
Typically, the defendant would be summoned an hour earlier.
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 ...
Famsville Solicitors
In the age of globalisation, increasing commercial transactions and trade is not without the prospect of dispute.
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.
Fred-Young & Evans
Once the Court recognizes the award by granting leave to the creditor to register same, it shall be enforced as a judgment of that Court.
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 ...
Fred-Young & Evans
Litigation is the most common form of dispute resolution in Nigeria. Its origin is entrenched in the English common law.
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.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
When the Evidence Act was signed into law by former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON on the 2nd day of June 2011, it was received with maximum enthusiasm by the Nigerian legal community...
AELEX
A satisfactorily concluded dispute resolution mechanism, at least to an award creditor, is the successful enforcement of the decision of the arbitral tribunal.
Africa Law Practice
African countries not the least Nigeria, through both state entities and private companies, are finding themselves increasingly involved in international arbitration.
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, ...
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