The Employment, Labour & Industrial Relations Committee (EIRC) of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) will on October 7, 2022 host its first-ever Sectoral Bar-Bench Forum on Employment and Labour Law.

According to information made available to CITY LAWYER, the forum will henceforth be a permanent feature on the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) Annual Legal Year calendar.

The Chairman of the EIRC, Mr. Ose Okpeku said: “The NBA-SBL’s Committee on Employment, Labour and Industrial Relations Committee (“EIRC”) is happy to announce the inaugural Bar-Bench Forum of employment and labour law practitioners with the Honourable Justices of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (“NICN”) under the leadership of Hon. Justice B.B Kanyip PhD, FNIALS, FCArb.

“This programme which will hold on 7th October 2022 at 10am and will now be a constant feature in the annual new legal year programme of the NICN, presents legal practitioners with the uncommon opportunity to interact with the Honourable Justices of the NICN on issues connected to the decisions of the Court. The inaugural edition will have Her Honour, Mrs. Deborah Thomas-Felix, President of Labour Court, Trinidad and Tobago in attendance.

“It is the hope of the EIRC that employment and labour law practitioners will make utmost use of this window to advance the cause of the practice in Nigeria.”

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