Professional Skills Acquisition and Development for Government Lawyers

  • Start Date

    01 Feb, 2022

  • End Date

    04 Feb, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

Practical, real-world training is critical for success in any career. Working as a lawyer in the public sector involves additional obligations and challenges that you will never learn about in a textbook. Hear from experienced government lawyers on what they see as the absolute must-know issues for anyone starting a legal career in the public service.



Legislative Process and Interpreting Legislation

  • Executive Government and Parliamentary processes
  • The making of legislation, regulations and statutory instruments
  • Understanding legislative frameworks
  • The role of regulations, statutory instruments and policies
  • Introduction to interpreting legislation and statutory instruments


Delegations and Authorizations

  • The legal basis for the devolution of power
  • The difference between delegations and authorizations
  • When a delegation or authorization can be made


Legal Professional Privilege Issues for Government Lawyers

  • Understanding the extra layer of responsibilities and duties tied to the legal professional privilege in government practice
  • Waiver in a government context
  • Important exceptions for government lawyers
  • Public interest immunity
  • Executive privilege



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 1st – 4th Feb, 2022                 

2ND BATCH: 26th – 29th July, 2022           

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
26 Jul, 2022 29 Jul, 2022
Start Date End Date
01 Feb, 2022 04 Feb, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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