NBA-SBL Eastern Zonal Conference holds in Enugu

The inaugural conference of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) Eastern Zone, would take place today, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 with the theme, “Unlocking Prosperity: Exploring the Legal and Entrepreneurial Business Opportunities in the Eastern Zone of Nigeria”.

According to the Chairman, NBA-SBL Eastern Zonal Committee, Dr. Jude Ezegwui, a partner at the law firm of JIC Ezegwui & Co (Integrity Chambers), and the immediate past Chairman, NBA Enugu Branch, the venue of the one-day conference is the Base Events Centre, Enugu, Enugu State.

Dr. Ezegwui said that on-site registration can still be made by young lawyers, who are SBL members at N5,000; young lawyers, who are non-SBL members at N10,000, which is inclusive of free SBL membership in 2024; senior lawyers with more than seven years of post-call experience, who are SBL members at N15,000; while senior lawyers with more than seven years of post-call experience for non-SBL members at N20,000, which is inclusive of free SBL membership in 2024.

Furthermore, the Chairman, Conference Planning Committee, Nnaemeka Egonu, a partner at Egonu Chambers (Law firm of GRI Egonu, SAN), informed that necessary efforts had been put in place to ensure a hitch-free outing while the Secretary of the Conference Planning Planning, Damaris Nnajiofor, a legal business consultant, confirmed that various sub-committees had been up and doing to ensure a successful outing.

Tonight, a welcome cocktail, as well as lawyers’ talent hunt, are some of the events slated for the conference. Experienced speakers from the legal practice and academia have equally confirmed their attendance of the conference.

Since its inception in 2004, the NBA-SBL has served as the veritable converging point for decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, policy formulators, regulators and industry practitioners to find solutions to the myriad of challenges limiting businesses. The NBA-SBL has, at its apex, a council that is currently chaired by Dr. Adeoye Adefulu and other experienced members, using sector-focused committees that cover existing, and new areas of commercial law practice in Nigeria.


Dr. Adewale Kupoluyi, Esq
Chairman, Media, Technology and Publicity Sub-Committee,
NBA-SBL Eastern Zonal Conference