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Programme Duration – 3 years (Study In-class)


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Notice to The General Public: NIALS Short Courses

This is to inform the general public that in consideration of the prevailing circumstances pertaining to Covid-19 pandemic and the attendant restrictions on movement throughout Nigeria, the NIALS 2020 Continuing Legal Education Course Schedule has been amended. All Courses will now commence in September 2020 to run through till December 2020. Please note that these courses will be held physically at the designated locations in Abuja and Lagos State as stated on the course schedule.

To register for our courses, click on the heading titled ‘COURSES’ and a further click on ‘SHORT COURSES.’ A form is available under each course for registration.

For further inquiries, kindly email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/sms 09062006294 and 08159824856

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First Stream: 05-07 October 2020 (Early bird discount ends 4th September 2020)

Second Stream: 23–25 Novemberber 2020 (Early bird discount ends 22nd October 2020)

Course Objective:

The course is designed to:

  • Ensure justice delivery in our courts by equipping legal practitioners in both private practice and government employment on the rules of practice and procedure
  • Sharpen participants’ skills in the application of the rules of practice and procedure in modern legal practice
  • Discuss strategies to being in control during cross-examination
  • Guide participants through practical approaches towards judgment and cost enforcement
  • Expose participants to the intricacies of digital forensics and the preparation fo the expert witness.

Target Participants:
Private legal practitioners, judges, state counsel, corporate lawyers, academics, legal advisers and law officers in Government agencies

For further enquiries regarding this course, kindly contact Kemi: 08032011080 OR Oluchi: 08064292574 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.