Glancing over the corporate profile i placed on my centre table, my curious niece probes, Aunty, why are there only men in this picture? It was the board profiles of one of the top organisations in Nigeria that had caught her attention. Female lawyers in Nigeria still face barriers to enter the legal profession and
2020 was one of those years, unprecedented they call it. With the pandemic came its baggage, job losses, increasing consumer prices index, mental tiredness, inflation and with the announcement of a second wave of the Covid-19, fears as to what the future holds in 2021 for most career professionals may likely arise. If you are
Congratulations your CV has passed through the hurdles of job applications systems and you have now been selected for an ‘interview’, here are a few tips to help you prepare and get that job . 1.Be Punctual: Nothing shows lack of preparedness than showing up for an interview late. Yes this is Nigeria, circumstances beyond
You have probably heard it a countless times that the value of internships in the legal profession can never be understated . This is true for the key reasons that it’s the groundwork or should we say exposure to this grand profession of ours and need we say, its always good for the Curriculum Vitae.
The Council of Legal Education recently published the results of the Nigerian Law School Bar Final Exams. In the usual mood at this period is the plethora of mixed emotions, from the group which excels, a piercing excitement and probably social media profiles updates with words such as ‘first class graduate of the Nigeria Law School
No, it’s not the one worn on the head, does not involve any Brazilian or Malaysian either. *New wig is a term used to refer to young lawyers especially recent graduates. New wigs are often times never truly aware of what is expected of them. The transition to the ‘working world’ becomes daunting as they are left
Cover letters are typically submitted alongside CV’s and are used to elucidate further on an applicant .It demonstrates the skills, experience, interests and even personality of an applicant to an interviewer. A lawyer’s cover letter does not differ much from what should ordinarily be in a typical cover letter. The simple rule is, there is
A Nigerian lawyers’ salary is often times the subject of discourse, the bane of conversation mostly due to the disparity in sweat paid vs money earned. We have heard complaints from lawyers who have been offered as low as N15,000-40,000 per month and others at times being offered the opportunity for tutelage without any remuneration.