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GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH: Product Liability 2017

The structure of the civil court system is stipulated in the Nigerian Constituition, 1999 (as amended). The courts of record, in order of hierarchy, are the Supreme Court (the highest appellate court), the Court of Appeal, the Federal High Court, the National Industrial Court, the state High Court and the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Nigeria is divided into 36 states. Each state and the FCT, Abuja has a high court where civil cases are instituted. Product liability claims are usually instituted in these court


Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. Getting the Deal Through: Product Liability 2017, (published in July 2017; contributing editors: Gregory L Fowler & Simon Castley, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP) For further information please visit gettingthedealthrough.com