ROLE OF LAWYERS IN BUSINESS TO BUSINESS (B2B) TRANSACTIONS OR RELATIONSHIPS

The functions of a lawyer cut across various aspects of the society, varying from social to business to economic and even family Institution. However, the society seems oblivious to this fact. Before delving into the nitty-gritty of this topic, it is important to explain what a Business to Business (B2B) transactions entail. A B2B transactionContinue reading “ROLE OF LAWYERS IN BUSINESS TO BUSINESS (B2B) TRANSACTIONS OR RELATIONSHIPS”

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WILLS: DEFINITION AND EXPLANATION

Imagine that in an average Nigerian home today, a 40 year old man informs his 35 year old wife that he was going to see his lawyer to write his will, the following conversation will be the likely aftermath of that information. Wife:  Are you sure you’re okay? Man: Of course, I am. Wife: AreContinue reading “WILLS: DEFINITION AND EXPLANATION”

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERIES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRADEMARK

A trademark, according to Wikipedia is a type of intellectual property consisting of a recognizable sign, design, or expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others, although trademarks used to identify services are usually called service marks.

The trademark owner can be an individual, business organization, or any legal entity. –>

HOW THE NEWLY AMENDED COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (CAMA) WILL AFFECT YOU AS AN ENTREPRENEUR OR BUSINESS OWNER.

President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) on August 7, 2020. The new CAMA has repealed and replaced the extant CAMA of 1990 and will make Nigeria’s business environment as competitive as its counterparts around the world. This amendment is the first in 30 years and contains some vital amendments that startups and entrepreneurs must be aware and take advantage of.

Since what you don’t know can actually kill you (or your business), we have made a highlight of some of the key and vital provisions below to guide you

DIVORCE, JUDICIAL SEPARATION OR SEPARATION: WHAT YOU MUST KNOW.

We must be able to spot the difference, regardless of confessions of love. In my experience, both parties in most abusive marriages still profess undying love to each other even when one of the parties is dying…

THE POLICE IS UNJUST – A FOLLOWER’S STORY

   One of the followers of Your Lawyer Friend shared this story with me and wants you to learn from it. Consider this a follow up to THE ACCUSED AND THE COMPLAINANT – POLICE’S MEAL TICKET. Our friend is a DJ and he was contracted to perform at a party by Mr. O. DJ performedContinue reading “THE POLICE IS UNJUST – A FOLLOWER’S STORY”