Who We Are

The Governing Council of the Nigerian Bar Association Young Lawyers Forum (the “NBA-YLF”) was appointed on October 12, 2019 by the President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro, SAN. The Governing Council was subsequently inaugurated on December 6, 2019.


Provide professional support to Young lawyers through trainings, seminars and mentorship
Ensure Young lawyers sufficiently master the art of delivering top notch services to clients through training and retraining
Provide a solid link between Young Lawyers and the Parent body – The Nigerian Bar Association
Articulating and addressing the concerns of Young lawyers in Nigeria
Provide a common voice for all Young lawyers with 0-7 years post call experience throughout the federation
Ensure adequate and proper welfare of Young Lawyers in Nigeria
Participate and make inputs in policies concerning young lawyers and youths in Nigeria


To provide professional, social and welfare support to young Lawyers across the federation


To help build a vibrant Bar by providing a solid foundation for an astonishing career for young lawyers and to adequately prepare them for Nation Building through the Bar.

Check Our Historical Journey

NBA officially launches maiden edition of the NBA-YLF Arbitration Challenge for young lawyers

Executive Members

Tobi Adebowale

Tobi Adebowale

Patricia Udeh

Patricia Udeh


Abdulrahman Isa Wasagu

Vice Chairman