The 2019 edition of the Nigerian Legal Awards held in Lagos, with a host of legal luminaries across the country being recognised.
The Awards which is convened by ESQ Legal Blitz, a platform projecting the achievements of legal players within Nigeria’s business law community, took place on Friday, November 1, 2019.
At the Awards ceremony, which held at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo was “recognized for his invaluable contribution to improving the nation’s economy and the development of business law in Nigeria.
Similarly, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel of World Bank Group, Dr Sandie Okoro was recognized for her “tremendous contribution to the development of diversity and inclusion in the global legal community.”
Some of this year’s award categories included: Law Firm of the Year (large, mid & small practice), Managing Partner of the Year, Banking and Finance team of the year, Oil and Gas, Dispute Resolution, Private Equity, Real Estate and Construction, Capital Market, Intellectual Property, Shipping and Transport, Media and Entertainment, among others.
The award reflects superiority in key transactions, practice areas, and achievements over a period of time, including notable work, strategic growth, excellence in client service, and contribution to the legal profession at large.
Alliance Law Firm was recognised as the winner of the Banking & Finance Team of the year.
The event was well attended by all and sundry across the Nigerian corporate and Governmental community.
Below are pictures taken during the event:
During the presentation of the award; L-R Angela Yusuf, Dr. Jude Odinkonigbo, Albert Adu, Simeon Okoduwa, Blessing Ajunwo-Choko, Oscar Onyeama, Uche Val Obi SAN, Onye Rumuna & Mike Ajaegbo
Red carpet photo session of the members of Alliance Law Firm Team
L-R; Mike Ajaegbo, Dr. Jude Odinkonigbo, Blessing Ajunwo-Choko, Simeon Okoduwa, Uche Val Obi SAN, Onye Rumuna, Albert A. Adu, Angela Yusuf & Doyin Fadare
Alliance Law Firm, proud winner of the Banking & Finance Team of the year (2019) ESQ Award
Doyin Fadare, Alliance Law Firm’s Associate, with the ESQ award
Uche Val Obi SAN, Managing Partner, Alliance Law Firm, receiving the ESQ Award of the Banking & Finance Team of the year
Uche Val Obi SAN, Managing Partner, Alliance Law Firm, during a red caret interview session at the ESQ Legal Awards 2019
A Cross section of the Alliance Law Firm Team Member in a photoshoot with the award
L-R; Blessing Ajunwo-Choko, Executive Associate & Associate, Onye Rumuna; taking a picture with the award
ESQ Nigerian Legal Award, Banking & Finance Team of the year