Supreme Court Justice chairs Young Lawyers Mentoring Programme


Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, JSC, will on May 30, 2017 chair the second professional training and mentoring programme for Young Lawyers  named after Chukwudifu Oputa (JSC)  at the J-K Gadzama Court, Gariki, Abuja.

•Members of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Section on Business Law (SBL) after a press conference to herald the programme.

A statement by the former Director-General of the Nigerian Law School, who is the chairman of the organising committee for the mentoring programme, Prof. Tahir Mamman, SAN, said  “The law firm being  the first  law firm to be accredited by the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, as a provider of continuing legal education,  established the mentorship programme for the mentoring, training and guidance of young lawyers  ( less than 10 years post call) exgratis.

“The scheme aims at equipping Young Lawyers with requisite skills, knowledge and etiquette for success at the Bar and the Bench. This quarterly training usually features eminent serving and retired judges, Senior Advocates of Nigeria and other eminent legal minds who have achieved tremendous success in their practice.”

The mentorship  programme will hold at Moot Court, J-K Gadzama Court, Plot 1850 Damaturu Crescent by Kabo Way, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Adjacent to Garirki Int’l Market/ Mall, Garki 2, FCT Abuja.

Others speakers include former Dean Faculty of Law and DVC  Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto State, Prof. Mohammed Ahmadu, former Country President, International Federation of Female Lawyers, FIDA, Hauwa.