March 20, 2024 Omaplex 0 Comments

Under the United Nations Convention on Carriage of Goods by Sea (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2005, Nigerian courts play a pivotal role in adjudicating disputes arising from the carriage of goods by sea and interpreting the Act’s provisions. Judicial decisions, shaped by principles of fairness, equity, and international law, serve as guiding beacons for the maritime industry, clarifying the rights, obligations, and liabilities of the parties involved.

analysis on admirality
March 20, 2024 Omaplex 0 Comments

The Nigerian Maritime Sector, no doubt, contributes significantly to the nation’s economy. Recognising the significance of the sector, the Federal government in 2023 established the Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy. The importance of the sector also underscores the need for a detailed examination of admiralty jurisdiction and in which court it is vested as well as some intricacies surrounding same in the nation’s legal framework.

Legal Technology tech
March 18, 2024 Omaplex 0 Comments

The development of legal technology, like its counterparts in diverse fields, took a progressive approach and lawyers in the earlier centuries were seen making use of ‘technological’ tools such as typewriters, phonographs and dictation machines, fax machines for the sending of documents, UBIQ terminal used for searching cases online, etc. However, recent years have seen the evolution of emerging technologies such as blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, cloud computing etc., as well as technological tools which have continued to impact the nation’s legal landscape.