In continuation of its objective to prepare young lawyers for a competitive future in the profession, “Future Lawyer Series” (an initiative of Desmond Ogba) has committed to sponsoring 20 young lawyers to attend the Fintech Foundation Course organised by the Nigerian Stock Exchange -Academy for young lawyers and practitioners.
Designed to provide young legal practitioners with in-depth knowledge of the intersection between law, technology, banking and financial services, the programme is key to developing young lawyers for the future and affording them opportunities to diversify.
The course includes learning and understanding the workings and impact of Fintech; balancing and dimensioning the risk and opportunities offered by the Fintech evolution as it relates to the legal sector and the basics of the Fintech industry and its organization in Nigeria as well as a global view.
Requirements for entry into the course designed for lawyers between 1- 4 years post call, included availability to attend the program from June 3rd 2020 (via zoom); evidence of interest in Fintech; and an application which must have been received not later than 2pm on Tuesday June 2nd, 2020. The Sponsorship was based on qualification.