In the heavily contested and protracted legal battle between Ecobank Nigeria Plc (“the Bank”) and Covalent Oil & Gas Services Ltd and Felshade International Limited, Paul Usoro & Co. (“PUC“) rose Continue reading “Paul Usoro & Co. executes a stunning coup de grace on behalf of Ecobank Nigeria plc at the court of appeal in Abuja”
We at PUC Choose to Challenge gender inequality, gender discrimination and bias, harmful cultural practices, gender stereotypes, Continue reading “2021 International Women’s Day Celebration”
PUC scores another big one by successfully representing Access Bank Plc at the Court of Appeal in Appeal No. CA/L/887/2017 between Mcdonald Emporium Services Ltd and Access Bank Plc. Continue reading “PUC RECORDS ANOTHER REMARKABLE FEAT AT THE COURT OF APPEAL FOR ACCESS BANK PLC”
“The erroneous award of N40,000,000.00 (Forty Million Naira) as general damages to the respondent is hereby set aside”
Our Law Firm, Paul Usoro & Co participated in its first Virtual Court Proceedings yesterday, 04 September 2020.
PUC’s ultramodern conferencing facilities were put to good use as the PUC Lagos and Abuja teams joined from the firm’s conference rooms.
Our Senior Partner, Mr Paul Usoro SAN led other colleagues and appeared before Justice Taiwo of the Federal High Court Abuja Division. 5 other Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) also appeared for other parties in the matter together with their colleagues.
Counsel, Parties and Witnesses from various locations including Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Benin and the USA took part in the proceedings. A number of Counsel appeared from the comfort of their houses
It was a trial proceeding whereat 3 witnesses gave evidence, documents were tendered and the witnesses cross examined from their various locations.
Virtual Proceedings have clearly come to stay and PUC is excited and ready to embrace its inherent possibilities.
We are in the era of the New Normal!
A story of a dogged female entrepreneur, Self Made – a miniseries premiered on Netflix exposed the realities and challenges of a sole proprietor who was limited by every factor except her hair loss. The series chronicled the life of Madam C.J. Walker who built a haircare business that churned out products for black-women’s hair. Continue reading “SELF MADE? Intellectual Property Issues Arising in Madam C.J. Walker’s Chronicle”
At the end of one of the most fiercely contested and protracted legal battles in the history of the Firm, the Judgment of the Court of Appeal in the very complex dispute in Appeal No: CA/L/1073/11; UPDC Property Dev. Company Plc. V County & City Bricks Dev. Company Limited (“UPDC Appeal”) in respect of an expanse of Land located at the choice area of Parkview Estate, Ikoyi Lagos was delivered on 23 April 2020 by the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, 9 years after that Appeal was filed. Continue reading “PUC successfully represents UPDC at the Court of Appeal”
The Treaty (“Agreement” or “AfCFTA Treaty”) establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (“AfCFTA”), was birthed on 21 March 2018 at the end of the Extra Ordinary Summit of the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of the African Union which held in Kigali, Rwanda. Continue reading “AfCFTA: The Need for Cautious Optimism in Assessing its Economic Impact”
We, at PUC join our voices with the women worldwide in celebration of the achievements of every woman, including our Managing Partner, Mrs. Mfon Usoro, PUC Female Partners and all PUC Women.