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September 14, 2023

Medical professionals owe their patients a duty of care and an action for medical negligence can be founded on a breach of that duty which results in an injury. Examples of medical negligence abound2 notwithstanding that they are grossly underreported. For instance, in Nigeria, a patient who was suffering from typhoid was misdiagnosed and treated for toilet infection.

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Lex Littera Fourth Edition

August 10, 2023

We will be consistent in our half-yearly publication of Lex Littera, providing insightful commentary on topical legal issues and our sterling touch as Mentisians in elevating the reputation and quality of our submissions.

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Nigerian Data Protection Act

The Nigeria Data Protection Act 2023

August 4, 2023

On the 12th of June 2023, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, signed the “Nigeria Data Protection Act” (NDPA), into law. The Act is Nigeria’s maiden legislation on Data Protection and was heralded by the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) 2019…

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July 11, 2023

Introduction: On May 26, 2023, former President Muhammadu Buhari gave assent to the then Arbitration and Mediation Bill (the Act). Section 90 of the Act repealed the Arbitration and Conciliation Act CAP A18 LFN 2004 (ACA). The Act has been greeted with enthusiasm due to its several innovative provisions. These legislative developments will elevate the practice of Arbitration and Mediation to a more efficient and effective practice. We have highlighted some of the key provisions of the Act below. administrator

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From Warri-Centric 4.0

March 9, 2023

The early hours of the 4th day of February 2023 saw employees, friends and well-wishers of CMLP, gather at the NNPC Housing Complex, Ekpan-Warri, Delta State to participate in Warri-Centric 4.0. Warri- Centric is CMLP’s legacy annual 5km run and has been hosted for the past four years. This event is not only aimed at promoting fitness and healthy lifestyle habits but also exhibits the firm’s devotion to community development. This year, as always, the atmosphere was electric as runners of all ages and skill/fitness levels took a chance to display their running skills. The runners were divided into various […]

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New Judgement Alert! For Employees in the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry

August 10, 2022

The Guideline states that no upstream oil company in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry is permitted to release a staff by way of dismissal, termination, and redundancy, except

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July 6, 2022

It is without doubt that the Petroleum Industry Act of 2021 has introduced far reaching legal and regulatory changes and new introductions to the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. One of such new introductions can be found in Chapter 3 of the Act. Pursuant to the said Chapter 3, the Act mandates settlor oil companies to incorporate Host Community Development Trusts.

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Win N500k at the Dafe Akpedeye SAN Essay Competition 2022

March 4, 2022

COMPOS MENTIS LEGAL PRACTITIONERS presents the DAFE AKPEDEYE, SAN ESSAY COMPETITION for Law Students across all Nigerian Universities. The Competition opens on the 4th day of March 2022 and closes on the 11th day of April 2022 by 11:59pm . Winners will be announced on the 16th day of May 2021. Applicants are to register their entry by filling the form on the website of the firm. THEME: Investor’s Loss and Liability for Negligence in Crowdfunding; the Operator, the Fundraiser, or both?   Read more here – administrator

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WARRICENTRIC 3.0!!! The third edition of Warricentric

February 9, 2022

The third edition of Warricentric, was held on the 5th day of February 2022 at the NNPC Housing Complex, Warri, Delta State. Gracing the occasion were special dignitaries, sports men and women, corporate professionals and member of the general public from all walks of life. Participants were grouped into three major categories based on their ages. Compos Mentis Legal Practitioners, a pristine Law Firm reputed for delivering sterling services, and the first ISO certified Law Firm in Nigeria, as part of her corporate social responsibilities, hosts an annual athletic event in the city of Warri and her environs tagged ‘Warricentric’. […]

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Medical Law Training for Medical Professionals by CMLP

December 17, 2021

The media coverage of our recently conducted Medical Law Training for Medical Professionals at the Westend Hospital Warri.

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