Empowering Female Lawyers for Success

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The NBA Women Forum which is an arm of the Nigerian Bar Association is a Forum of Female Lawyers committed to the well-being of women globally. Standing together, we have resolved to empower female lawyers for success and be the voice of the voiceless within Nigeria and beyond.

In unity, we will eliminate all forms of gender inequality and promote the rights of women especially female lawyers.

Membership of the NBA Women Forum is open to female lawyers who are registered members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

If you are a female lawyer and member of the Nigerian Bar Association, kindly register to become a bona fide member of the NBA Women Forum using the button below.

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NBA Women Forum Terms of Reference




To address matters of interest to female lawyers




To ensure efficient and impactful networking amongst female lawyers




To be an influential voice of female lawyers in the society and globally




To build a platform that encourages female lawyers to have a global outlook, perspective and reach




To address any other matter that affect female lawyers

Benefits of Membership

Being a member of the NBA Women Forum comes with immense benefits. A few of these exceptional benefits are listed below

Listing in the directory of female lawyers in Nigeria

Membership of the NBA Women Forum automatically enlists you as a bona fide female lawyer licensed to practice in Nigeria.

Access to Professional platform for global reach

Leverage the NBA Women Forum’s global affiliations to gain global reach and expand your horizon in ways never before imagined.

Premium Mentoring Opportunity from very experienced lawyers

Learn from some of the most experienced female lawyers in Nigeria through the NBA Women Forum mentoring programme.

Peer to peer

Gain access to and network with the largest and most diverse forum of Nigerian female lawyers within and outside the country.

Access to Unlimited Legal Information

Enjoy unlimited access to premium legal information and other invaluable resources from Forum’s Library/Research unit.

Gender Support Against Discrimination

Membership of the NBA Women Forum ensures you get quick and quality support when faced with gender-based discrimination.

Career Growth and Development Opportunity

Membership of the NBA Women Forum affords you the connection and linkages for accelerated career growth.

Eligibility to Vote and be Voted for

By being a member of the NBA Women Forum, you earn the right to vote and be voted for in NBA as well as NBA Women Forum Elections.

Opportunity to Benefit from NBAWF Global Partnerships

Take advantage of the partnership between  the NBA Women Forum om(NBAWF) and the New York State Bar Association Women In Law Section (NYSBA WILs).

Meet The Chairperson of the NBA Women Forum

Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose

Professor Oluyemisi Adefunke Bamgbose SAN, is a Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology and the First and presently the only Female Professor of Law in Nigeria to be conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

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Every Profession Requires Mentoring and Guidance

To enable you navigate through your legal career effortlessly and successfully, take advantage of our top-notch mentoring and development programmes

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States Covered

Whichever state you are in Nigeria, we’ve got you covered.


Branches Across Nigeria

Bringing the impact of the Forum to all female lawyers all over Nigeria.

Our Committees

Membership of the NBA Women Forum presents one of the most engaging career-related experiences you would have as you identify with at least one of our committees

  • Advocacy Committee
  • Fund Raising Committee

  • External Relations Committee

  • Mentoring Committee

  • Media and publicity Committee

  • Young Female Lawyers Committee

  • Welfare Committee

  • Disciplinary Committee
  • Research & Documentation Committee

How to Join The NBA Women Forum

Joining the NBA Women Forum, the largest forum of Female Lawyers in Nigeria is as simple as following the steps listed below

NBA Women Forum Inauguration

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