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..
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NOTICE OF CALL TO BAR CEREMONIES FOR THE DECEMBER, 2020 AND MARCH, 2021 BAR FINALS EXAMINATION SET

Aspirants should note that they are required to be seated by 8:30am as the gates will be closed afterwards.
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NOTICE OF CALL TO BAR CEREMONIES FOR THE DECEMBER, 2020 AND MARCH, 2021 BAR FINALS EXAMINATION SET

BECOMING THE FIRST FEMALE CHAIRMAN OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS NIGERIA

BECOMING THE FIRST FEMALE CHAIRMAN OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS NIGERIA My membership of the Body of Benchers began as...
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BECOMING THE FIRST FEMALE CHAIRMAN OF THE BODY OF BENCHERS NIGERIA

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY O.C.J. OKOCHA, MFR, SAN, JP DSSRS, CHAIRMAN, BODY OF BENCHERS

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY O.C.J. OKOCHA, MFR, SAN, JP DSSRS, CHAIRMAN, BODY OF BENCHERS AT THE CALL TO BAR CEREMONY HELD...
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ADDRESS DELIVERED BY O.C.J. OKOCHA, MFR, SAN, JP DSSRS, CHAIRMAN, BODY OF BENCHERS

Nigeria Bar Association

Nigeria Bar Association
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Nigeria Bar Association

Call to bar

Call To Bar
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Call to bar

Welcome Note

Welcome to the body of benchers
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Welcome Note

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.

The Standing Committee are as follows:

1. Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee:

2. Screening Committee:

3. Ethics and Compliance Committee:

4. Benchers Appointment Committee:

5. Publicity Committee:

6. Recruitment, Promotion and Disciplinary Committee:

7. Mentoring Committee:

Adhoc Committees are as follows:

1. Finance Committee

2. Building Committee

CANDIDATES CALLED TO THE BAR

Here are the numbers of Candidates Called to the Bar

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Year 2020
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Year 2019
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Year 2018
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Year 2017