Templars – one of the leading commercial law firms in Nigeria held its annual End of Year Party last Friday and members of the Firm were filled with gratitude for a very busy yet exciting and eventful year. It was thus a time to celebrate, make merry and reflect on the many big wins recorded by the Firm in 2019.
Speaking at the event, the Managing Partner, Mr. Oghogho Akpata, thanked the staff for their hard work and commitment to maintaining the Firm’s leading position in the Nigerian Legal space.
Mr. Akpata noted that amongst the many big wins recorded by the Firm this year was the elevation of one of its Partners – Mr. Godwin Omoaka to the coveted rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria after another Partner, Mr. Adewale Atake who also took Silk in 2018. He stated that this back-to-back recognition by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee was an affirmation of the Firms top tier status in the field of Dispute Resolution.
In his comments, Senior Partner and Head of the Corporate Commercial Practice Group, Mr. Olumide Akpata congratulated members of the Firm for a very successful year. He noted that Templars’ commitment to knowledge development, capacity building and specialization has made it one of the most formidable legal teams in Nigeria and the go-to Law Firm for complex matters and transactions. He also affirmed that as the Firm marches into the 25th year of its existence it will remain committed to the continued development and strengthening of the Practice and it’s members stating that “we have built an institution and we must ensure that it will stand the test of time.”
The high point of the event was the presentation of Long Service Awards to members of the Firm.