The survey is the first of its type from a Nigeria-based company. A number of international legal directories such as Chambers Global, Legal 500, and IFLR1000 cover Nigeria, although they focus primarily on the small number of commercial firms that work internationally. Despite lobbying from Nigerian lawyers and their staff, City Lawyer Publishers have stressed the independence of the survey
-Lloyd Pearson, former Editor, Chambers Global
There is much ado over ranking the Nigerian legal profession. This is the first local attempt to rank Nigeria's top lawyers. A number of lawyers welcome the listings which they see as positive for the Nigerian legal profession's global reputation.
-Catherine Berney, CEDR Mediator & Consultant to UK Law Society
The highly anticipated publication is the first indigenous attempt to rank Nigerian lawyers. Some legal industry watchers also observed that efforts by Nigerians to celebrate gratis, lawyers who have achieved uncommon distinction must be applauded as a roadmap for upcoming lawyers and to spur excellence in the legal industry
– Ibe Uwaleke, Legal Editor, THE GUARDIAN
All the noise has made this book a bestseller
- Timothy A. O. Tugbiyele, Lawyer & Author