First indigenous Nigerian law firm
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The first indigenous law firm in Nigeria is called Thomas, Williams and Kayode.
The firm was established in 1948 by Rotimi Williams, Remilekun Gan-Kayode and Chief Bode Thomas.
A law firm in which all three partners, Bode Thomas, Rotimi Williams and Remi Fani-Kayode were all widely acknowledged as internationally-acclaimed legal geniuses.Frederick Rotimi Williams attended Cambridge, bagged his degree in Law in 1942 and was called to bar in 1943 at Gray’s Inn, London.
Remilekun Fani-Kayode went to Cambridge University (Downing College) and in 1941 earned degree in law. He was called to The British Bar at Middle Temple in 1945.
Bode Thomas attended London University and was called to bar in 1942.