BODY OF BENCHERS
The Body of Benchers is the legal body of practitioners of the highest distinction in the legal profession, which is responsible for the formal call to the Bar of persons seeking to become legal practitioners as well as disciplining of erring lawyers..
NOTICE OF BRIEFING SESSION BY THE MENTORING COMMITTEE OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS
By BOB / April 9, 2023
The Body of Benchers invites all young lawyers 0-7 years post call to a briefing session on the Mentoring Program...Read More
ATTENTION: BODY OF BENCHERS PROBE NJC SCRIBE OVER N800M PAYMENT
By BOB / August 11, 2022
At no point did the Body of Benchers cause an investigation to be carried out against the Secretary of the...Read More
Tribute in Honour of Hon. Judge Prince Bola Ajibola, KBE, CFR, SAN, Life Bencher, Former Chairman, Body of Benchers
By BOB / April 19, 2023
He served as the Chairman, Body of Benchers from 1989 to 1990, during which he contributed immensely to the growth...Read More
the body of benchers visit the FCT Minister
By BOB / June 24, 2022
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, has pledged his Administration’s commitment towards completion of...Read More
ADDRESS BY HON. JUSTICE S. U. ONU, JSC CHAIRMAN OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS AT THE CALL TO BAR CEREMONY OF THE NEWLY GRADUATED STUDENTS OF THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL ON JUNE 14TH 2005.
By BOB / May 2, 2022
Following your call to the Bar today you are hereby admonished to borrow a leaf from this proponent of the...Read More
SPEECH PRESENTED BY HON. JUSTICE MUSTAPHA AKANBI, AT THE OCCASION OF CALL TO BAR CEREMONY HELD AT NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL, LAGOS ON THURSDAY 12TH OCTOBER, 1995
By BOB / May 2, 2022
As you go out into the world to pursue this profession of your choice, it is extremely important for you...Read More
ADDRESS BY HON. JUSTICE OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, CFR, LIFE BENCHER, CHAIRMAN, BODY OF BENCHERS AT THE CALL TO BAR CEREMONIES HELD AT THE EAGLE SQUARE, ABUJA, ON TUESDAY, 27TH, JULY, 2021￼
By BOB / February 4, 2022
I urge you to be responsible and avoid actions inimical to the ethics of the profession.Read More
BECOMING THE FIRST FEMALE CHAIRMAN OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS NIGERIA
By BOB / April 2, 2021
BECOMING THE FIRST FEMALE CHAIRMAN OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS NIGERIA My membership of the Body of Benchers began as...Read More
ADDRESS DELIVERED BY O.C.J. OKOCHA, MFR, SAN, JP DSSRS, CHAIRMAN, BODY OF BENCHERS
By BOB / March 26, 2021
ADDRESS DELIVERED BY O.C.J. OKOCHA, MFR, SAN, JP DSSRS, CHAIRMAN, BODY OF BENCHERS AT THE CALL TO BAR CEREMONY HELD...Read More
FUNCTIONS OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS
Here are some of our core functions. To learn more click on the button bellow.
Call to Bar
One of the vital functions of the Body of Benchers is the formal Call to the Bar of persons desirous of becoming Legal Practitioners.
Discipline of erring Lawyers
Another vital function of the Body of Benchers is the discipline of erring lawyers in Nigeria.
Regulating the legal profession
The Body of Benchers makes certain regulations towards upholding the core values of the legal profession.
COMMITTEES OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS
The Body of Benchers has both Standing and Adhoc Committees which are usually constituted from time to time.
Here are the numbers of Candidates Called to the Bar