Professor of Law - Head of School
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LL.B - Lagos
LL.M – Lond.
Ph.D - Lond.
Barrister - Nigeria
Prof Olowofoyeku has held these positions: Assistant Legal Adviser, Federal Inland Revenue Department, Lagos (1982-83); Barrister and Solicitor, Chief B Olowofoyeku & Co., Lagos (1983-1984); Lecturer, Liverpool Polytechnic (1987-88); Lecturer, Keele University (1988-95); Visiting Fellow, Centre for International and Public Law, Australian National University (March - August 1995); Senior Lecturer, Keele University (1995-1999); Reader, Keele University (1999-2000); Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Law, Australian National University (July 1999 - January 2000; December 2000 - January 2001); Head of Department, Brunel University (2003-04); Head of the School of Social Sciences and Law (2004-06); Head of Brunel Law School (2006-09).
When he is fortunate enough to have any spare time, he enjoys playing the guitar and developing computer software using Delphi/Pascal and C.
He is the Director of the Centre for International and Public Law.
I am Head of the Law School and I have overall responsibility for staff and student matters. I am particularly interested in your academic and professional development and my ambition is to ensure an excellent teaching and learning environment.
I always look forward to meeting our students and hearing about their experiences.
Teaching and Research
LLB - Lagos
LLM – Lond.
PhD - Lond.
Barrister - Nigeria
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal of Law and Management
(2012) Olowofoyeku, A., Sub-regional courts and the recusal issue - Emergent practice of the East African Court of Justice., African Journal of International and Comparative Law 20 (3) : 365- 387
(2009) Olowofoyeku, AA., Bias and the informed observer: A call for a return to Gough, Cambridge Law Journal 68 (2) : 388- 409 Download publication
(2006) Olowofoyeku, AA., Regulating supreme court recusals, Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 2006 (July) : 60- 85 Download publication
(2006) Olowofoyeku, AA., Subjective objectivity: Judicial impartiality and social intercourse in the US supreme court, Public Law 2006 (Spring) : 15- 34
(2003) Olowofoyeku, AA., Where is my home? Reflections on the law of residence, British Tax Review 2003 (4) : 306- 323
(2000) Olowofoyeku, A., A century of doubt: Profit motive in UK income tax law, New Zealand Journal of Taxation Law and Policy 40- 60
(2000) Olowofoyeku, AA., Devolution: Conceptual and implementation problems, Anglo-American Law Review 29 (2) : 133- 166
(2000) Olowofoyeku, A., The nemo judex rule: The case against automatic disqualification, Public Law (Autumn) : 456- 475
(1999) Olowofoyeku, AA., Decentralising the UK: The federal argument, Edinburgh Law Review 3 (1) : 57- 84
(1998) Olowofoyeku, A., State liability for the exercise of judicial power, Public Law 444- 462
(1996) Olowofoyeku, A., In the performance of the duties: Fact, law, or both, British Tax Review 1996 (1) : 28- 45
(1991) Olowofoyeku, AA., Habeas-corpus, judicial liability and the Nigerian constitution, International and Comparative Law Quarterly 40 (1) : 49- 65
(1990) Olowofoyeku, A., Murphy, anns and pure economic loss, Journal of Professional Negligence 158- 166
(1990) Olowofoyeku, AA., The crumbling citadel: Absolute judicial immunity de-rationalised, Legal Studies 10 (3) : 271- 292
(1990) Olowofoyeku, A., The immunity of quasi-judicial officers, Journal of Professional Negligence 2- 14
(1989) Olowofoyeku, A., The beleaguered fortress: Reflections on the independence of Nigeria's judiciary, Journal of African Law 33 (1) : 55- 71
(2011) Olowofoyeku, AA., Judges and non-judicial functions in the United Kingdom. In: Lee, HP. ed. Judiciaries in Comparative Perspective. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 493- 511
(2006) Olowofoyeku, AA., Accountability versus independence: The impact of judicial immunity. In: Canivet, G., Andenas, MT. and Fairgrieve, D. eds. Independence, Accountability and the Judiciary. London, UK : British Institute of International and Comparative Law 357- 383
(2011) Olowofoyeku, A., The taxation of income. Cambridge Academic Press
(2003) Olowofoyeku, AA., Butler, D. and Kirkbride, J., Revenue law: Principles and practice. Liverpool Academic Press
(2002) Kirkbride, J. and Olowofoyeku, AA., The law and theory of income tax. Liverpool Academic Press
(1993) Olowofoyeku, A., Suing judges: A study of judicial immunity. Clarendon Press
(1993) Olowofoyeku, AA., The law of judicial immunities in Nigeria. African Books Collective