African Bar Association 2017 Annual Conference (6-10 Aug 2017, Port Harcourt/Nigeria)

This is a summary of different inputs, conference impressions and "any other business". Should you miss anything or have questions and comments, please contact info@avukatraining.com

 Opening ceremnoy

Opening ceremnoy

 View from Hotel Presidential across Port Harcourt 

View from Hotel Presidential across Port Harcourt 

 Ignaz Fuesgen (Avuka), Uche Uchenna Esq. (Ndiuche Chambers)

Ignaz Fuesgen (Avuka), Uche Uchenna Esq. (Ndiuche Chambers)

 Socialising and networking at Ediz Bar

Socialising and networking at Ediz Bar

 State Banquet invitation

State Banquet invitation

 State Banquet hosted by His Excellency Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, CON, Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria

State Banquet hosted by His Excellency Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, CON, Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria

 
 

A brief summary note on the conference has been posted on the blog of our sister company KOHMAP Consulting (link).

 
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Panel discussion on "Law Practice Reforms - how necessary are they and how far should they go for growth" 

Ignaz Fuesgen shared a couple of thoughts on "Pre-requisites for inclusive and sustainable growth for all African attorneys". His scribble notes can be found here

The session was chaired by Dr Hermann J. Knott, Partner Andersen Tax & Legal Germany.
Co-panellists included:

 

Smart Practice Workshop "Law Firm Economics for Future Leaders"

Introduced by Roland Funjoh Asingwe, Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public in Cameroon and Director of the Young Lawyers Forum at the African Bar Association, Ignaz Fuesgen presented on practical aspects of effective legal practice management. Please find the entire presentation, including those slides that were omitted due to time constraints, here.

 

Special AFBA 2017 Offering

Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing (distance learning)

  • UK Level 6 Diploma, duration of 12 months
  • USD 1,260 (-34%, instead of USD 1,900); 
  • Promotion Code: AFBA2017
  • Only available to conference attendees or AFBA members
 

Special AFBA 2017 Offering

Diploma in Professional Services Marketing (distance learning)

  • UK Level 6 Diploma, duration of 18 months
  • USD 1,260 (-34%, instead of USD 1,900)
  • Promotion Code: AFBA2017
  • Only available to conference attendees or AFBA members