Mentorship

Legally Engaged is committed to providing accessible, downright and honest advice on the legal profession in Nigeria. Accordingly, the Legally Engaged Mentorship Programme (LEMP) is a nine-month mentoring programme which connects law students and young lawyers with successful legal practitioners who can provide them with information and guidance on a one-on-one basis.

Objectives

LEMP seeks to accomplish the following:

  • offer insight into the legal profession through interaction with successful lawyers;

  • provide student mentees with a lawyer’s perspective on converting academic and

  • theoretical concepts to real legal and business solutions;

  • introduce mentees to corporate and legal protocol;

  • provide mentees with answers to burning personal questions about university, law

  • school and the legal profession in general;

  • provide mentees with access to a qualified lawyer that can act as a sounding board

  • in the face of critical career and academic decisions;

  • demonstrate to mentees, the value of networking and developing professional

  • relationships; and

  • expose mentees to new realms of possibilities in their legal careers.

Please click here to view profiles of our mentors.

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