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”

Dear Nigerian Lawyers, Here’s How to Market Your Law Practice Without “Advertising”

The 2007 Nigeria Rules of Professional Conduct for Nigerian Lawyers prohibit certain types of advertising by Nigerian lawyers. For example, a lawyer is not allowed to distribute circulars and bills, or advertise on TV and newspapers. However, the Rules also provides that a lawyer may write articles for publications, or participate in radio and televisionContinue reading “Dear Nigerian Lawyers, Here’s How to Market Your Law Practice Without “Advertising””