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Kubor v Dickson: admissibility of electronic evidence

May 26 2015 Today, everyday transactions are conducted on electronic platforms. In 2014 Nigeria recorded over $2 million-worth of online transactions per week…

Practice and Procedure for the Issuance and Use of Subpoenas Under the Nigerian Legal System

September 7 2020 Subpoena is a potent tool available for any party in the course of dispute resolution before a court, particularly a trial court in Nigeria. It is a…

Court rules garnishee proceedings cannot continue when stay of execution has been filed

September 6 2016 When a party receives a judgment in its favour, it will likely take steps to enforce the judgment if the other party fails to comply with its terms…

Responding to complex commercial claims in Nigeria

October 29 2019 This article provides an overview of key considerations for defendants in complex commercial litigation in Nigeria.

Service of originating processes - to seek leave or not?

May 24 2016 Service of court processes is regulated by the rules of court and the Sheriffs and Civil Process Act, a federal enactment. Section 96 of the Sheriffs…

In brief: due diligence for ship finance transactions in Nigeria

June 17 2022 A look at some of the key due diligence considerations for ship finance transactions in Nigeria, including with regard to title, liens and encumbrances, public registry searches and debt obligations.

Q&A: ship mortgages and liens in Nigeria

June 17 2022 A look at some of the key questions and considerations surrounding ship mortgages and liens in Nigeria, including types available, registration procedures and enforcement.

Snapshot: bringing complex commercial claims in Nigeria

September 22 2021 This article provides a rundown of key considerations before bringing claims relating to complex commercial disputes in Nigeria.

Q&A: commercial litigation proceedings in Nigeria

September 22 2021 An overview of key issues surrounding commercial litigation proceedings in Nigeria, including procedural steps, evidence and court decision making.

First-step analysis: responding to complex commercial claims in Nigeria

September 22 2021 This article provides an overview of key considerations for defendants in complex commercial litigation in Nigeria.