Some leading jurists from the Bar and Bench have confirmed attendance at the eagerly awaited Nigerian Bar Association Section on Legal Practice Annual Conference which is billed to hold in Abuja.

The Annual Conference will hold at NBA House from July 13 to July 19, 2023 with the theme, “Legal Practice Without Borders.”

According to a programme made available to CITY LAWYER, the confirmed speakers include former NBA President, Mr. Joseph Daudu SAN; his counterpart, Mr. Augustine Alegeh SAN; renowned chartered arbitrator, Mrs. Funke Adekoya SAN; former President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association, Boma Alabi SAN; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Wahab Egbewole SAN, and Chief Ferdinand Orbih SAN among others.

The topics to be dissected at the Annual Conference include Transformation of legal practice in Nigeria, the Showcase Session with Alegeh as Chairman as well as Organ donation and transplantation under Nigerian law, which has former NBA-SLP Chairman, Mr. Oluseun Abimbola as Chairman.

Other topics are Legal practice, domestic violence and child abuse matters: a jurisdictional comparison; Law practice in the digital age: Balancing professional responsibility and technological innovation; Exploring the frontiers of dispute resolution in the Nigerian capital market: Investments & Securities Tribunal in focus; Tyranny and dictatorship of election petition: Where is justice? Bullet points on the innovations of the new Arbitration and Mediation Act 2023: Things To Note; Cross border crime prosecution/defence & the concept of International Anti-Corruption Court; CHATGPT and its potential impacts on law practice; Business Facilitation Act; The new Electricity Act, what a lawyer should know, as well as Discrimination against persons with Disabilities Act.

The Chairman of the Conference Planning Committee (CPC), Mr. Paul Harris Ogbole SAN, urged prospective delegates to register for the Annual Conference, adding that “We are thrilled to be able to bring together legal professionals from across the country to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and trends in the legal landscape.”

To register for the Annual Conference, click here.