Legal Nigeria


As we bid farewell to the year that has gone by and embrace the limitless possibilities of the new year ahead, I, Joyce Oduah FICMC, take this opportunity to extend my warmest greetings to every member of the noble legal profession, my family, friends and all citizens of our dear country, Nigeria.

The year 2023 was a year that brought its fair share of challenges, but it was also a year that presented us with numerous opportunities for growth and development. As legal professionals, we had to adapt to new ways of working and overcome obstacles that threatened to impede our service to clients and the justice system. However, I am proud that we rose to the occasion and continued to uphold the rule of law in the face of adversity.

As we move forward into 2024, I urge us all to stay focused on our goals and remain resilient in the face of any challenges that come our way. The legal profession plays a vital role in our society, and we must continue to work towards the betterment of our society and the promotion of justice for all. Let us also remember the importance of empathy and compassion towards one another. We are all in this together, and by supporting each other, we can overcome any obstacle that stands in our way.

In this new year, we have the opportunity to build a better future for ourselves, our clients, and our country. Let us remain committed to our profession and work tirelessly to ensure justice is served. I wish us all a happy and prosperous new year filled with peace, joy, and success in our personal and professional lives.


Joyce Oduah FICMC
Principal Partner, Joyce & Okey Oduah LP
Immd. Past General Secretary, Nigerian Bar Association
Vice President West Africa, PALU
Former Council Member, IBA