BODY OF SENIOR ADVOCATES OF NIGERIA (BOSAN)

The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) is an independent, non-political, non-governmental Body and remain an autonomous entity that gives it expression to the rule of law and aspirations of the legal profession in Nigeria. It seeks to provide the leadership for the legal profession in Nigeria, through periodic intervention in response to rapidly changing situations.
The objectives of BOSAN is pursued in collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the General Council of the Bar and any other Body conferred by law with the responsibility for regulation of legal profession in Nigeria and maintains as follows:

  • To promote professional responsibility, amongst members and to maintain and defend the professional integrity of the members of the Body
  • To promote the independence of the judiciary, the rule of law, the highest professional standards of legal practice, legal education and the advancement of advocacy and jurisprudence
  • To maintain the highest standards of professional ethics, conducts, etiquette and discipline.
  • To establish supportive relationships with the Nigerian Bar Association, the Body of Benchers, the Council of Legal Education, National Judiciary Council, the Legal Practitioners Privilege Committee and the Disciplinary Committee of the Legal Profession and also with International Bodies sharing similar objectives of the Body
  • To ensure and maintain the dignity of the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria

 

Membership of BOSAN is open to every person duly conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria and entitled to such membership so long as they retain the rank. Members are guided by the Body’s constitution in promoting good administration based on the principles of freedom, equity and justice.

BODY OF SENIOR ADVOCATES OF NIGERIA (BOSAN)

The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) is an independent, non-political, non-governmental Body and remain an autonomous entity that gives it expression to the rule of law and aspirations of the legal profession in Nigeria. It seeks to provide the leadership for the legal profession in Nigeria, through periodic intervention in response to rapidly changing situations.
The objectives of BOSAN is pursued in collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the General Council of the Bar and any other Body conferred by law with the responsibility for regulation of legal profession in Nigeria and maintains as follows:

  • To promote professional responsibility, amongst members and to maintain and defend the professional integrity of the members of the Body
  • To promote the independence of the judiciary, the rule of law, the highest professional standards of legal practice, legal education and the advancement of advocacy and jurisprudence
  • To maintain the highest standards of professional ethics, conducts, etiquette and discipline.
  • To establish supportive relationships with the Nigerian Bar Association, the Body of Benchers, the Council of Legal Education, National Judiciary Council, the Legal Practitioners Privilege Committee and the Disciplinary Committee of the Legal Profession and also with International Bodies sharing similar objectives of the Body
  • To ensure and maintain the dignity of the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria

 

Membership of BOSAN is open to every person duly conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria and entitled to such membership so long as they retain the rank. Members are guided by the Body’s constitution in promoting good administration based on the principles of freedom, equity and justice.