Abimbola Badejo obtains Guardianship Order in Nigeria
On 11th May 2018, a High Court in Nigeria granted a guardianship order to the special guardians who had been appointed in care proceedings in England. The special guardians reside in Nigeria and Nigerian Guardianship Order was required to regularise the child’s placement in Nigeria.
Sami succeeded for the executor on behalf of the deceased estate in his claim in respect of funds left in a joint bank account the deceased had with his daughter. The Daughter relied on the presumption of advancement but her evidence was found not be credible in this regard and the funds left on the deceased’s death ordered to revert to the estate.
New Member of Chambers
We are delighted to welcome Antonia Halker (2007 year of call) to chambers and our Civil Practice Group
Inner Temple Award for Spencer Turner
Congratulations to our pupil Spencer Turner who has won the Jarman Award for placing first in the Inner Temple Pupils’ Advocacy Prize 2018
Spencer Turner wins the 2018 Times/One Essex Court Law Award
We are delighted to congratulate our pupil Spencer Turner on winning first prize in The Times/One Essex Court Law Awards for his essay. Spencer commences his second six pupillage on the 3rd April
Mark Eldridge was successful in securing convictions of S18 against 2 defendants and perverting the course of justice for 2 others after a month long trial at Blackfriars Crown Court. The sentences ranged from 14 months to 14 years.
Abimbola Badejo’s expert opinion on Nigerian Adoption Law accepted by High Court
In the reported cases of W v SSHD  EWHC 1733 (Fam) & ELO and CLO v SSHD  EWHC 3574 (Fam) both dealing with recognition of Nigerian adoption orders by the Courts in the UK
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