Nigerian qualified lawyer looking to do the post call course in Ghana


FisayoB
Hello everyone,

Really need some help here.

I studied law in England, obtaining an LLB and also an LLM from two schools in England. I later moved back to Nigeria and qualified as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria. I recently moved to Ghana with my husband and would like to sit the post call course at the Ghana law school designed for lawyers who have qualified in common law jurisdictions.

However, the application guidelines stipulate a number of courses which must have been taken during the LLB program. I studied most of these courses for the LLB except a few (company, corporate and environment law). BUT I studied an environmental law module during my masters and also corporate and company law modules during the Nigerian bar qualification program.

Does this make me qualified or unqualified to apply for the Ghana post call program? I have an LLb from a common law country as well as an LLM and I am qualified to practise law in Nigeria.

Many thanks.

[Edited by FisayoB on Sep 05, 2019]

Hello everyone,

Really need some help here.

I studied law in England, obtaining an LLB and also an LLM from two schools in England. I later moved back to Nigeria and qualified as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria. I recently moved to Ghana with my husband and would like to sit the post call course at the Ghana law school designed for lawyers who have qualified in common law jurisdictions.

However, the application guidelines stipulate a number of courses which must have been taken during the LLB program. I studied most of these courses for the LLB except a few (company, corporate and environment law). BUT I studied an environmental law module during my masters and also corporate and company law modules during the Nigerian bar qualification program.

Does this make me qualified or unqualified to apply for the Ghana post call program? I have an LLb from a common law country as well as an LLM and I am qualified to practise law in Nigeria.

Many thanks.
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miki3999
I think the best idea would be to email them and ask directly. For me your knowledge would suffice, however, some organisations have really firm requirements regarding the LLB degree.
I think the best idea would be to email them and ask directly. For me your knowledge would suffice, however, some organisations have really firm requirements regarding the LLB degree.
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Clark 804
There's some older discussion here:

https://llm-guide.com/board/africa/qualifying-as-a-lawyer-in-ghana-or-nigeria-56394

... however, I think that since many users here are LL.M. applicants, I'm not sure that you'll find the exact answer you are looking for. I suggest contacting them directly.
There's some older discussion here:

https://llm-guide.com/board/africa/qualifying-as-a-lawyer-in-ghana-or-nigeria-56394

... however, I think that since many users here are LL.M. applicants, I'm not sure that you'll find the exact answer you are looking for. I suggest contacting them directly.
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FisayoB
Thank you very much for this information. Any idea what the tutition fees are for the Ghana post law course? I have tried calling the law school but no response.

Many thanks
Thank you very much for this information. Any idea what the tutition fees are for the Ghana post law course? I have tried calling the law school but no response.

Many thanks
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