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S.I. 5 of 2002

Supplement to Official Gazette Extraordinary No 20, Vol. 89, 19th March 2002 - Part B

Legal Practitioners Act

Chapter 207

Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990

Legal Practitioners (Bar Practising Fees) Notice 2002

 

 

Commencement: 1st day of January 2002

 

 

 

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 8(3) of the Legal Practitioners Act and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, I, Kanu G. AgabiI, S.A.N., Attorney-General of the Federation, having consulted with the Bar Council, hereby issue the following Notice

 

1.     As from the commencement of this Notice, the practising fees payable by legal practitioners shall be as specified in the Schedule to this Notice.

Schedule

 

Practising Fees Payable by Legal Practitioners in Nigeria

 

(a)

Senior Advocates of Nigeria and Honourable Benchers

N20,000
(b)

Legal practitioners of 15 years or more standing post-call

N10,000
(c)

Legal practitioners of 10 years or more standing but less than 15 years post-call

N7,500
(d) Legal practitioners of 5 years or more standing but less than 10 years post-call N4,000
(e)

Legal practitioners of less than 5 years standing post-call

N2,000

 

 

Dated at Abuja this 19th day of March 2002

 

Kanu G. Agabi. S.A.N,

Attorney-General of the Federation