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Dr Elimma Ezeani
Senior Lecturer in Commercial and Private Law


Dr Ezeani is a Senior Lecturer in Commercial and Private Law at Brunel Law School. A highly skilled and experienced legal and academic professional with over 20 years’ experience in a variety of corporate, management and administrative positions including in teaching, administration, and research in UKHE, Dr Ezeani has convened and tutored on a wide variety of law courses and programmes including in international law, contracts, international business law, company and commercial law, dispute resolution, and international trade. She is research active and has over 50 academic-related publications with an inter-disciplinary focus on law, international trade, economic growth, sustainable development, poltiical economy and governance available in print and online media.


Senior Fellow, Advance HE (SFHEA)

PhD International Economic Law, King’s College London

LLM in International Commercial Law with Distinction, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen

Solicitor and Barrister, Supreme Court of Nigeria.

LLB Hons, Obafemi Awolowo University Ife Nigeria (summa cum laude with 13 academic awards)  

Other: Level 3 CIEH Health and Safety 


Module Convenor - Corporate Governance, Responsibility and (ESG)Sustainability (PG)

Tutor - Contract Law (UG)

Law School Mentoring Champion

Newest selected publications

Ochei, NV., Ezeani, EC. and Anderson, C. (2023) 'Mechanisms Used by Multinational Oil Companies to Derail Human Rights and Environmental Litigations Arising from the Niger Delta'. Journal of Labor and Society, 15 (2). pp. 185 - 214. ISSN: 2210-9730

Journal article

Ezeani, E. (2018) 'Barriers to graduate employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria'. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, 10 (3). pp. 428 - 446. ISSN: 2053-4604

Journal article

Ezeani, E. (2018) 'Comparative advantage in de-globalisation: Brexit, America First and Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area'. Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, 17 (1-2). pp. 46 - 61. ISSN: 1477-0024

Journal article

Ezeani, EC. and Williams, E. (2017) 'REGULATING CORPORATE DIRECTORS’ PAY AND PERFORMANCE: A COMPARATIVE REVIEW'. African Journal of International and Comparative Law, 25 (4). pp. 482 - 506. ISSN: 0954-8890

Journal article

Ezeani, EC. (2014) 'Removing oil subsidies in Nigeria: Between necessity and false economy'. Journal of World Energy Law and Business, 7 (4). pp. 364 - 389. ISSN: 1754-9957

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