How Nigerian Lawyers Can Significantly Increase Their Revenue and Improve Access to Justice

This study by The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (Hiil) shows that Nigerians face 25 million legal problems every year, but only 8% of the legal problems in which resolution was sought were resolved through courts or lawyers. Most Nigerians resolve their legal disputes informally, or not at all. Lack of awareness of legalContinue reading “How Nigerian Lawyers Can Significantly Increase Their Revenue and Improve Access to Justice”

Lagos State Government Mediation Programs Show the Importance of Mediation As an Alternative to Litigation

I learned about the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse as part of my curriculum in Nigerian Law School between 2007 and 2008. For the first time, I was introduced to alternative dispute resolution methods like mediation. Years later, I would establish a career in mediation. Having seen how effective mediation is in resolving disputes at minimal cost,Continue reading “Lagos State Government Mediation Programs Show the Importance of Mediation As an Alternative to Litigation”