By Ed Malik, A | October 4, 2022
Prominent law resource consultants, the Alliance Law Firm has concluded plans for the 2022 edition of its Annual Lecture Series, the theme is “Developing Nigeria Through Philanthropy” and will have as Guest-Speaker, Dr. Ernest Azudialu-Obiejesi, the Chairman/Group Managing Director of Nestoil Group, Neconde Energy Limited, and Obijackson Foundation.
This year’s edition which will be chaired by Mr. Mutui Sunmonu, the Chairman of Julius Berger Plc and former Country Chair and Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company, is unique, in that, it coincides with the Law Firm’s 20th Anniversary and other related celebrations.
Alliance Law firm has carved niche’ for itself with its corporate Social Responsibility programme that is carefully designed to incorporate constant education and sharing knowledge on topical issues that supports nation building, in a convivial environment where business leaders, policy makers, professionals and other stakeholders can interact and network on common interests.
It would be recalled that the maiden edition of the annual lectures which held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos on September 2018, was chaired by erudite political Economist, Professor Pat Utomi, with Mr. Dotun Suleiman as lead speaker supported by other eminent panelists including Mr. Austin Avuru and Mr. Oscar Onyema, with the opening theme: “Corporate Governance.”
The 2019 edition’s theme was; “Leveraging Technology to Develop Nigeria” and it was chaired by Dr. Ernest Ndukwe. The Guest Speaker was Sir Leo Stan Ekeh and included Dr. Andrew Nervin, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, Mr. Mike Ogbalu III, and Ms. Lynda Ikeji as distinguished panelists.
In 2020 and 2021, the firm could not hold physical lecture due to health and social distancing protocols as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic but instead, organized international webinars on Virtual Legal Proceedings and Taxation.
This year’s lecture billed to hold on October 8, in Victoria Island, Lagos, will be gathering of senior legal eggheads, dignitaries, policy makers, captains of industries, heads of parastatals, top management professionals and other stakeholders