Professor Emilia Onyema

Key information

School of Law Professor in International Commercial Law School of Law LLM in International Commercial and Economic Law Convenor (T1 & T3) SOAS Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Centre Director
LLB (Nigeria) LLM, PhD (London)
Senate House
Email address
Telephone number
+44 (0)20 7898 4717
Support hours
Mondays, 12pm - 2pm

Research interests

Emilia's areas of research and consultancy are:

  • International arbitration (commercial and investment)
  • OHADA law
  • Commercial contracts
  • International sale of goods
  • International carriage of goods
  • Nigerian customary laws

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Nikola Siemonov Georgiev Transnational Law and Financial Governance: the impact and effectiveness of Public International Law on the enforcement of financial regulation.
Aruna Bundu-Conteh The Costs, Myths and Realities of International Investment Treaty Arbitration in the Extractives Sectors and West African States.
Emad Eddien Hussein A Critical Assessment of the Legal Framework of International Commercial Arbitration in the Onshore UAE (Towards Certainty and Modernity for an Arbitration- Friendly Jurisdiction)
Mark Wasunna An analysis of the Kenyan courts’ attitude towards the enforcement and annulment of arbitral awards from 1996 to 2024.


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