Welcome to the British Nigeria Law Forum

The website is currently being updated to include more information about BNLF and its activities and to allow new members to register online and old members to renew their membership. The update should be completed very soon, in the meantime please send an email to info@bnlf.org.uk to apply for membership or renew your membership.

Dear Colleagues,

BNLF 2017 Skills Survey

We are excited to announce the British Nigeria Law Forum 2017 Skills SurveyGiven your interest in BNLF and our activities in the UK and Nigeria, your participation is highly welcomed.

Please click on the link below to begin the survey – it should only take a few minutes. We advise against completing this survey on anything smaller than a tablet

Start Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YRM6MSK

Please note that the survey will remain active until 26 August 2017

Thank you very much.

Seye Aina


British Nigeria Law Forum


The British Nigeria Law Forum is a vibrant professional organisation made up of practising lawyers and students. We provide business, networking and educational opportunities for our members and friends in the UK and Nigeria. Established in 2001, the group has a long and successful track record of staging major professional and social events designed to develop and support the careers of our members.

Upcoming Events of Interest
(for further details see our Events page)

Dear Colleagues, you are cordially invited to our social networking event on Friday 21 July 2017:

BNLF Social Networking Event – Friday 21 July 2017, Bar 92, Double Tree by Hilton, Holborn, 92 Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4BH, from 6.30pm – 10.00pm

Attendance is free 

Please register your attendance in advance on Eventbrite 


Food and drinks can be purchased

For enquiries on how to join BNLF/Advertise contact: info@bnlf.org.uk or Rebecca Okoria (07506 991 579)


The British Nigeria Law Forum elects first woman chair

The British Nigeria Law Forum held an AGM on 5 June 2017. It was an historic meeting as Seye Aina was welcomed as the first woman to chair BNLF since its inception in 2001. Following BNLF elections, Babs Akinyanju was returned as the Treasurer, new committee members are Kash Balogun and Funmi Oyeneyin and Rebecca Okoria is co-opted as the publicity officer. BNLF is working on a number of key areas of law which include: Immigration and Nationality, Criminal Justice, Family, Health, Child Care, Business, Commercial and Professional Regulation. BNLF Members will be sent information on all the discussions held at the AGM and plans for the year. BNLF are also conducting a survey of its members. New members are encouraged to join for further information contact info@bnlf.org.uk
Profile of Seye Aina
Chair of the British Nigeria Law Forum appointed 5 June 2017
Executive Committee Member of the British Nigeria Law Forum 2008 – 2014
Called to the Nigerian Bar (1985)
Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (1994)
Regulatory and malpractice experience in the accountancy and teaching professions and also handling fitness to practise investigations in the Healthcare professions.
Previous Local Authority experience:
Team Manager specialising in child care law
Governance Advisor in the public sector
Previous Public Appointments:
Independent Member of the Professional Conduct Committee, UK Council of Psychotherapy
Independent Member of the Standards Committee, Greater London Authority
Founder of the Paceworking Professional network


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Ms Seye Aina Chair of the British Nigeria Law Forum