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The impact of COVID-19 on the legal profession in Nigeria

Chi Johnny Okongwu
Simon Ejokema Imoisi
Ezinwanne Anastasia Nwaobi


The aim of this paper is to critically examine the impact of COVID - 19 on lawyers in Nigeria, positive or negative, identify the general implications and  possibly proffer solutions. This paper exists to reveal the vulnerability of lawyers in Nigeria and the legal profession in the face of the COVID -19 Pandemic  lockdown and unless something apt and drastic is done and seen to be done, the challenges will remain the same. The digitalization of  lawyers and the legal profession is very much needed and should by greatly encouraged to enhance speedy improvement and progress in the legal system and justice delivery.

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print ISSN: 2276-7371