Says the bill should provide clear delineation of the scope of legal services which should be the exclusive preserve of Lawyers-
The President of the Nigerian Bar Association Olumide Akpata, has highlighted some provisions of the LPA Amendment Bill that the Association will not be endorsing/approving owing to some reasons stated by the President.
This was contained in the letter by the President dated 12th January 2021, titled ” Re: Harmonized Legal Practitioner’s Act Amendment Bill” address to the Chairman, Body of Bencher, which was sighted by ASKLEGALPALACE.
The provisions listed by the NBA include:
*General Council of the Bar
*Body of Benchers step in right
*Validity of proceedings of the Bar
*Practice as a Legal Practitioner
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