2016 edition of the annual Nigerian Legal Awards launched recently with a call
for the leading Nigerian law firms and In-House legal departments to submit
Nigerian Legal Awards is the only and most respected legal awards in Nigeria. The
award is set to celebrate the important contributions of lawyers to businesses
and indeed the economy. By uniting the most pertinent categories with the
country’s leading law firms and In-House Legal Departments, our independent and
highly reputable panels of judges are called to recognise success across the
Nigerian legal community.
details of nomination and categories of award, please Visit:

last one year has been challenging for businesses including lawyers. With
increasing drop in the crude oil price and its attendant effect on a monolithic
economy like Nigeria, many agree that the present times in the country and
indeed challenging. However, smart businesses and lawyers continue to take
advantage of available opportunities and resources and the amount of projects
and growth indices leads to many success stories.
year’s award is set to benchmark legal service delivery in Nigeria Africa’s
largest economy against globally acceptable standards of practice. The award
will celebrate Nigerian lawyers’ contributions to the development of the
economy and defense of businesses. To shore up the credibility profile of this
award, we have raised the bar in the process of nomination and evaluation of
entries up to the selection of the awarded.
have also carefully appointed highly reputable international lawyers and
Chairmen/Heads of the Africa Practice/Business Groups of some of the world’s
largest and leading International Law Firms who have been contributing in their
own way towards the development of the Nigerian Market for over a longtime.
These are men of integrity and distinctions whose contributions to this year’s
award no doubt will take this award to the next level.
innovation this year will be in the launch of our annual publication of the 40
under 40 young lawyer achievers who will shape the future of the legal
profession in Nigeria.
wait to make your entries? Visit to put your
firm in the spotlight for 2016.
kindly also send copies of your entries to
deadline: Friday 29th July 2016.
you have any questions or comments regarding the process, nominations or how to
partner/ sponsor or better still be a part of this event, please do not
hesitate to call me on 08035269055 or email me at
Lere Fashola
Legal Blitz (Legal Consultancy)
Plot 2, Ayodele Fanoiki Street
Magodo G.R.A Phase1, Isheri, Lagos.