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.
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”