NBA President receives report on scale of fees for Nigerian lawyers | The Guardian Nigeria News


The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Tuesday in Lagos, said he would submit a recommendation on the remuneration scale for lawyers to the National Executive Committee within the next two weeks.

Akpata made the disclosure in a statement following the submission of a 126-page report by the Remuneration Committee of the NBA.

The said report was submitted on Monday night by the Chairman of the Committee, Mr Anthony Nwaochei, alongside other members of the committee.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the NBA President, had in March 2021, set up the remuneration committee with a mandate to devise feasible ways of improving the poor remuneration of Nigerian lawyers.

The committee was tasked among others, with the responsibility of designing an enforceable framework, under which lawyers will charge the right fees for their legal services using acceptable metrics.

Some of the recommendations contained in the report included fees chargeable…

Source: Guardian Newspaper