Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes

Vite Solutions 50 PAGES (16446 WORDS) Lesson Note
Subscribe to access this work and thousands more

NOTE:

Cramming all the cases and points would do you more harm than good. All you
need is to understand the principles, then back it up with one or two popular
case(s).
If viewing the notes on your laptop, press Ctrl + F (Ctrl key and Key F at the same
time) to find a specific word/phrase. If viewing from a mobile device, select the
“search” option from your browser’s tool menu.
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
____________________
WEEK 3- OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE AND HISTORY OF THE
LEGAL PROFESSION.
:: HISTORY OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN NIGERIA.
Nigeria had diverse pre-colonial systems of justice which were majorly
conciliatory and traditional (my quote).
The history would be divided into 3 landmark periods viz; 1876-1914, 1914-
1962, 1962 till date
1. 1876-1914: flowing from our inextricable historical and colonial link with
Britain, the cession of Lagos in 1861 and the establishment of the Supreme
Court of her Majesty’s Settlement in Lagos by Supreme Court Ordinance
1863… the Supreme Court Ordinance of 1876 Berthed the English type legal
profession and provided that the following could practice:
- Professionally qualified lawyers: (who either qualified as barristers1 or
solicitors in England, Scotland and Ireland) could enrol to practice as barristers
and solicitors in Nigeria-Section 71

Subscribe to access this work and thousands more
Overall Rating

0

5 Star
(0)
4 Star
(0)
3 Star
(0)
2 Star
(0)
1 Star
(0)
APA

Vite, S (2021). Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/professional-ethics-and-skills-nigerian-law-school-summarized-notes

MLA 8th

Solutions, Vite. "Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 06 Jan. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/professional-ethics-and-skills-nigerian-law-school-summarized-notes . Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

MLA7

Solutions, Vite. "Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 06 Jan. 2021. Web. 22 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/professional-ethics-and-skills-nigerian-law-school-summarized-notes >.

Chicago

Solutions, Vite. "Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed January 22, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/professional-ethics-and-skills-nigerian-law-school-summarized-notes