Authors: Abubakri Yekini (Lecturer in Conflict of Laws at the University of Manchester) and Chukwuma Okoli (Assistant Professor in Commercial Conflict of Laws at the University of Birmingham, Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg). A Introduction In an increasingly globalised economy, commercial transactions often involve business entities from different countries. These cross-border transactions […]
About Chukwuma Okoli
Dr. Chukwuma Okoli is a Postdoctoral researcher in private international law at the T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague, Netherlands, and a Consultant for PC Mbadiwe & Co., Lagos, Nigeria??.
Prior to joining T.M.C Asser Institute, he was inter alia, a Teaching Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of Luxembourg for about four years, where he taught Comparative Private International law, Comparative English Law of Contract, and Comparative English Law of Tort.
He is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria since 2008. He practised law in reputable law firms for about three years in the area of domestic and international commercial transactions. He also holds an LLM in International Commercial Law (with distinction) from the University of Aberdeen.
His principal research interest is in all aspects of Private International Law/Conflict of Laws, with a special focus on the European Union, Nigeria, and English speaking or Commonwealth Africa. He has significant publications on these subjects. He accentuates expertise in the Civil and Commercial aspects of European Union Private International Law, and serves as a leading expert in Nigerian Private International Law. He is also frequently cited in academic publications.
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The first issue for Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly in 2024 was published recently. It contains the following articles and case notes. Articles: Andrew Dickinson,
Yesterday, a new private international law open access article was published online in the Journal of the History of International Law. It is titled: León Castellanos-Jankiewicz,
The authors of this post are Chukwuma Okoli, Assistant Professor in Commercial Conflict of Laws at the University of Birmingham, and Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg; and Abubakri Yekini, Lecturer in Conflict of Laws at the University of Manchester. On December 21, 2023, the Nigerian Senate in line with Section 231(2) of the […]
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On 27 November 2023, Nigeria became the thirteenth country/State to ratify the
The second issue of the Journal of Private International Law for 2023 has just been published. It contains the following articles: DJB Svantesson & SC Symeonides, “Cross-border internet defamation conflicts and what to do about them: Two proposals” Conflicts of laws in cross-border defamation cases are politically and culturally sensitive and their resolution has always been […]
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