Nigeria is a federal republic of 36 states. Abuja is the capital although Lagos is the largest city, not only in Nigeria, but in sub-Saharan Africa and is a significant regional commercial and legal hub. The Nigerian legal system is based on English common law modified by Nigerian rulings, the Constitution, customary law, Islamic (Shari'a) law and legislative enactments. The profession is the largest in Africa with 70,000 lawyers.
Do not miss your chance to attend the NBA SBL10th Annual Conference in Abuja from 22 -24 June 2016.
Join us on Wednesday 23 March for a breakfast briefing on asset recovery. This event is being held in conjunction with the British Nigeria Law Forum.
The Law Society launched a report today on ways to boost capital markets and attract domestic and international investment in Nigeria.
The webinar delivered by UK Trade and Investment will cover critical areas of interest in Nigeria for businesses and investors.
The theme for the NBA SBL 9th Annual Business Law Conference is “Regulators as catalysts for economic growth” and runs from 7th-9th June 2015.