This questionnaire is meant to collate views of a cross-section of the Bar and Bench on implications and likely effects of technological innovation and globalisation on the legal profession in Nigeria. Kindly spare a few minutes to complete it. Thank you
 
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* 1. Name:

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* 2. Status (Tick as correct)

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* 3. Number of years post-call:

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* 4. Gender

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* 5. In the next 5 - 10 years digitalization (Digitalization means to convert business processes over to use digital technologies, instead of analogue or offline systems such as paper or whiteboards)  of legal practice, courts and legal education  in Nigeria will be:

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* 6. Express in your own words a few descriptive features of your own conception and vision of

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* 7. The digital skills of the average practitioner are:

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* 8. The digital lawyer (tick as many as are applicable):

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* 9. What specific steps should the NBA adopt to raise digital lawyering skills? 
(make 1 or 2 specific suggestions)

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* 10. Predictions are that developments in Artificial Intelligence will lead to software applications and robots replacing lawyers in some critical activities. Is this probable?

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* 11. If your answer in 10 is "Yes" or "Maybe", what proactive steps should the NBA  undertake (make 1 or 2 specific suggestions)

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* 12. Should the NBA specify minimum standards of technology and digital equipment for law offices?

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* 13. “Digital transformation is never triggered by technology, it is always about solving a problem or providing a new approach to customers. The customer-centric solution is always the start of the digital transformation – not the technology.” The Nigerian legal profession is currently customer centred:

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* 14. If you selected “No” in 13; How can the Nigerian Bar and Bench be triggered to pursue digital transformation? (Make 1 or 2 specific comments, please)

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* 15. Should the NBA adopt an open approach to and advance cross-country trade in legal services? (Select one option):

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* 16. If your selection in 15 is (Never), what strategies should the NBA adopt? 
(make 1 or 2 specific suggestions)

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* 17. What should the specific strategy of the NBA be to OHADA Law?

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* 18. If your answer in 17 is “(Embrace and promote it)”, should the NBA facilitate OHADA law and French language skills training in Nigeria?

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* 19. In adjusting to the trans-Africa trade, should the NBA facilitate language skills (French, Portuguese, etc.) training for lawyers?

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