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24 September 2019



Templars is pleased to announce that its Partner, Godwin Omoaka was yesterday at the Supreme Court of Nigeria in Abuja sworn in as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (S.A.N.), the Nigerian equivalent of the English Queen’s Counsel.

Godwin was selected as an S.A.N. by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee on 05 July 2019 who stated that the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria is “awarded as a mark of excellence to members of the legal profession who have distinguished themselves as advocates and academics.”

In a first in the history of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, we celebrate the appointment for the second year in a row of a Templars Partner to the coveted rank. According to Managing Partner Oghogho Akpata, “I congratulate Godwin on this enormous achievement. He is a seasoned and unrelenting advocate, and we are extremely proud of him and the rest of our Disputes Practice for continuously breaking new grounds on behalf of the rest of us and the clients that we serve.”

We all congratulate Godwin on his well-deserved appointment.