Who was the first lawyer in Nigeria?
Chief Christopher Alexander Sapara Williams CMG (14 July 1855 – 15 March 1915) was the first indigenous Nigerian lawyer, called to the English bar on 17 November 1879. In addition to his legal practice, he came to play an influential role in the politics of Nigeria during the colonial era.
Who is the first female judge in the world?
Sujata Manohar: First female appointed as a Judge of the Bombay High Court (1978) and its Chief Justice (1994). She was transferred to the Kerala High Court in 1994 and served as its first female Chief Justice. Manjula Chellur: First female lawyer in Bellary, Bellary district of Karnataka.
Who is the youngest judge in the world?
At the time of her appointment to the position of associate judge of the municipal court for the city of Easley, South Carolina in August 2015, she was the youngest judge to ever be appointed or elected in U.S. history at the age of 25.
What are female judges called?
It says that the judges of Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, High Court is supposed to be addressed as ‘My Lord’ or ‘My Lady’. Circuit judges are to be addressed as ‘Your Honour’ and District Judges and Magistrates and other judges as ‘Sir or Madam’.