A Party Seeking To Enforce An Arbitral Award In Nigeria Does Not Need To Comply With The Pre-Action Protocol Required Under The High Court of Lagos State

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Published on 5 May 22


UUBO’s Dispute Resolution team is pleased to share its most recent publication authored by Uzoma Azikiwe, SAN (Partner), Festus Onyia FCIArb, UK (Partner) and Michael Ugah (Associate), which discusses the recent decision of the High Court of Lagos State where the High Court ruled that a party seeking to enforce an arbitral award under the Nigerian Arbitration and Conciliation Act does not need to comply with the mandatory pre- action protocol prescribed under the High Court of Lagos State (Expeditious Disposal of Civil Cases) Practice Direction No. 2 of 2019 and Order 5 Rule 2 (1) (e) of the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019.

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