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Lawyer quits practice over violation allegation

Lawyer quits practice over violation allegation
A partner in the law firm of Wole Olanipekun & Co., Ms Adekunbi Ogunde, accused of violating the rule of practice by the Nigerian Bar Association, on Wednesday, took a leave of absence from legal practice.

, Ms Adekunbi Ogunde, accused of violating the rule of practice by the Nigerian Bar Association, on Wednesday, took a leave of absence from legal practice.Ogunde said, “I will take a leave of absence from legal practice and get involved in community and social work pro bono, with a few selected NGOs.” Ogunde added that she “will return to legal practice after some time, in consultation with my parents, senior colleagues and well-wishers.4th August 2022 4th August 2022 A partner in the law firm of Wole Olanipekun & Co.

Ogunde had, on June 20, solicited a brief from SAIPEM Contracting Nigeria Ltd, which had already engaged the law firm of Henry Ajumogobia, SAN.In a statement entitled,  ‘My email correspondence of June 20, 2022, and subsequent events,’ Ogunde said contrary to some people’s beliefs, the firm had taken disciplinary action against her.

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