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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.
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
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:
Solola & Akpana
The prevalent view amongst legal practitioners is that it is erroneous to raise an objection concerning documents attached to an affidavit as exhibits, particularly where the document is a photocopy of a public document.
Olumide Babalola LP
Although a not-too-recent judgement which was delivered on the 11th day of December 2015, I was nonetheless taken aback when I recently read the concurring judgement of my lord Justice Samuel Chukwudumebi Oseju, JCA ...
Solola & Akpana
Order 5 makes provision for the Form of commencement of an action at the Lagos State High Court.
Solola & Akpana
Following the hearing, the trial Court found in favour of the Respondents and granted all the reliefs sought.
Solola & Akpana
The Silence of the Lambs – Is a Judgment Debtor not meant to be heard in Garnishee Proceedings.
AAA Chambers
The end product of every litigation is a judgment which determines the right and obligations of the parties in respect of the cause of action subject to the right to appeal.
Olumide Babalola LP
Re-echoing The Decision In Effiong Omon v Rosemary Effiong [2004] 13 NWLR (Pt. 889) 45 On The Impropriety Of Employing Motion Ex parte As A Mode Of Commencement Of Civil Suits.
Olumide Babalola LP
A notice of appeal filed out of time will require a prayer for enlargement of time within which to file such notice of appeal.
Olumide Babalola LP
In this instant case, the appellant did not commence the action under the FREPR 2009.
Olumide Babalola LP
When a practice (whether right or otherwise) becomes repeatedly unquestioned, it invariably becomes standard practice or the norm, so much that, any slight deviation from same could attract some form of disapproval ...
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