DATE: Tuesday, 9th – Thursday, 11th May, 2017

VENUE: Ayo Ajomo Auditorium, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos Campus, Akoka, Lagos

TIME: 9am daily (Registration commences by 9 am on the 9th of May, 2017)

It is with great pleasure that the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) in conjunction with the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) specially invites you, to a three-day Workshop on the theme – Oral Advocacy in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is Nigeria’s apex institution for research and advanced studies in law. The Institute is also accredited to offer Mandatory Legal Education for Lawyers. In fulfilment of its mandate, it organises national and international conferences, seminars, symposia, lecture on any branch of law and related subjects.

Conference of Western Attorneys General is a US-based bipartisan group comprised of the chief legal officers of 15 western states and three Pacific territories. CWAG’s primary function is to provide a forum for chief legal officers of member states and jurisdictions to cultivate knowledge, cooperate on concerns and coordinate actions which improve the quality of legal services available to members.

The Workshop on - “Oral Advocacy in Nigeria” is designed to cover the following topics: Direct examination; Cross examination and impeachment by inconsistent statement; Presenting evidence; Arguing motions, objections and hearings; Final written addresses. The mode of teaching would include interactive presentations, case studies, practical sessions/mock trials, which would ensure that the participants are greatly enlightened.

This Workshop is relevant to Prosecutors, law enforcement agencies, external counsel and lawyers generally as we aim to tap from the wealth of knowledge and experience from both local and international seasoned litigators and prosecutors. The rich sessions are meant to equip the participants with sufficient knowledge, depth and expertise required to effect positive change presenting their cases in court.

The course fee is N20,000 (twenty thousand naira). The fee is inclusive of VAT and WHT and covers course materials, tea/coffee and lunch only. Kindly make payment to:

Account Name: Digits Legal Support Services                                  
Account No: 4090144845
Bank: Skye Bank PLC

Please note that there is limited space for the Workshop and pre-registration is necessary. We thus would appreciate receiving your confirmation of registration (including evidence of payment of fees) on or before the 2nd of May, 2017 to enable us make adequate arrangements for the event. To register online please click on this link:

We trust that your response will be favourable and we look forward to receiving your nominations. For further enquiries, do not hesitate to contact: Castro: 08103192313, email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Nnagoziem: 08075576154, email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you for your continued support.


Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of Lagos Campus) P.M. B. 12820 Lagos, Nigeria Email:
Tel: (+234)8103192313

Supreme Court of Nigeria Complex
Three Arms Zone Central District Abuja.
Tel: (+234)8103192313


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