BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, Lagos
As part of their contribution to Nigerian law and jurisprudence, Legal Technologies Solution Provider, LawPavilion has concluded plans to honour 120 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) with a compilation of their submissions before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
According to the Managing Director of LawPavilion, Ope Olugasa the gesture is in recognition of intellectual sagacity and immense contribution to the development of law and justice in Nigeria.
Olugasa, who made this known in a press statement issued in Lagos, also stated that the event will take place at the forthcoming Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Conference holding in the state.
He disclosed that the 120 Senior Advocates of Nigeria have been registered on its platform and are users of the award winning LawPavilion Electronic Law Reports (LPELR).
Olugasa further stated that the compilations titled: “Words in Gold for Senior Advocates of Nigeria” is a recognition of the immense contributions of the 120 Learned Silk which became obvious during the development of the Company’s latest ambitious Legal Analytics product, the LawPavilion Prime, Africa’s First legal Analytics Software.
He stated that because data was being mined from available reported cases from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in the creation and development of LawPavilion Prime, many of the identified Learned Senior Advocates of Nigeria had appeared in many of these cases either as Lead Counsel or part of the representation team and their contributions have been instrumental to the development of Nigerian law and jurisprudence.
“As part of the planned celebration, each of the identified tech-adept Senior Advocate of Nigeria will be handed a compilation of his/her submissions in all the cases in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in which such Learned Senior Advocate had appeared. In the immediate, it serves as an invaluable memorabilia and portable testament of the legacy of such Learned Senior Advocate.
“On the other hand, it will also serve as a first reference tool for future cases regarding similar cases to be handled by such Learned Senior Advocate or others.
“Furthermore, it will becomes a veritable tool in the compilation of books, essays or biographies about the life and practice of such Learned Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
The LawPavilion brand has been servicing the legal services industry for the past 10 years and the Company is using the opportunity of the 2017 NBA-AGC to celebrate with its teeming subscribers and appreciate their patronage and loyalty for the past 10 years.
“The Company would not rest on its oars of being innovative and blazing a trail for other service providers to follow in the legal services industry and Nigeria in general.
“For an industry that has been portrayed as being slow to adopt technology, the innovations provided by LawPavilion have changed that narrative and shown that with tailor-made solutions, legal practitioners in Nigeria are able to compete and rub shoulders with their contemporaries from advanced jurisdictions without hindrance,” he said.