SOAS University of London

School of Law

Emilia Onyema

LLB (Nigeria) LLM, PhD (London)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Emilia Onyema
School of Law

LLM & MA Dispute & Conflict Resolution Convenor

Name:
Dr Emilia Onyema
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4717
Building:
Senate House
Office No:
S341
Office Hours:
Monday 14.30-16.30

Teaching

Research

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

Expertise

For help in contacting SOAS academics and advice on services to business and the community, please contact SOAS Enterprise on +44(0)20 7898 4837 or email enterprise@soas.ac.uk.
For all press and media enquiries please call +44 (0)20 7898 4135 or email comms@soas.ac.uk

Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
Country Expertise
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Onyema, Emilia (2010) International Commercial Arbitration and the Arbitrator's Contract. London and New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Articles

Onyema, Emilia (2015) 'IPCO v NNPC Saga and liability of Nigerian Legal System'. The Guardian Newspaper, Nigeria.

Onyema, Emilia (2014) 'Regional Arbitration Institution for ECOWAS: Lessons from OHADA Common Court of Justice and Arbitration'. International Arbitration Law Review, (17) 5, pp 99-111. [Forthcoming]

Onyema, Emilia (2013) 'The Multi-door Court House (MDC) Scheme in Nigeria: A case study of the Lagos MDC'. Apogee Journal of Business, Property & Constitutional Law, (2) 7, pp 96-130.

Onyema, Emilia (2012) 'The New Ghana ADR Act 2010: A Critical Overview'. Arbitration International, (28) 1, pp 101-124.

Onyema, Emilia (2010) 'Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Sub-Sahara Africa'. Arbitration International, (26) 1, pp 115-138.

Onyema, Emilia (2010) 'A Critique of the new 2009 Arbitration Law of Lagos State'. Apogee Journal of Business, Property & Constitutional Law, (2) 5, pp 1-25.

Onyema, Emilia (2009) 'The Doctrine of Separability under Nigerian Law'. Apogee Journal of Business, Property & Constitutional Law, (1) 1, pp 65-79.

Onyema, Emilia (2008) 'Arbitration under the Ohada Regime'. International Arbitration Law Review, (11) 6, pp 205-218.

Onyema, Emilia (2007) 'Empirically Determined Factors in Appointing Arbitrators in International Commercial Arbitration'. Arbitration, (73) 2, pp 199-207.

Onyema, Emilia (2005) 'The Role of the International Arbitral Tribunal Secretary'. Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law, (9) 1, pp 99-110.

Onyema, Emilia (2005) 'Selection of Arbitrators in International Commercial Arbitration'. International Arbitration Law Review, (8) 2, pp 45-54.

Onyema, Emilia (2004) 'Power Shift in International Commercial Arbitration Proceedings'. Caribbean Law Review, (14) 1 & 2, pp 62-77.

Onyema, Emilia (2003) 'Drafting an Effective Arbitration Agreement in International Commercial Contracts'. Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law, (7) 2, pp 277-286.

Onyema, Emilia (2001) 'The Use of Med-Arb in International Commercial Dispute Resolution'. American Review of International Arbitratiion, (12) 3-4, pp 411-423.

Edited Books or Journals

Onyema, Emilia, (ed.), (2016) The Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: the role of arbitral institutions. London: Kluwer Law International.

Book Chapters

Onyema, Emilia (2017) 'The Jurisdictional Tensions between Domestic Courts and Arbitral Tribunals'. International Arbitration and the Rule of Law: Contribution and Conformity, ICCA Congress Series no. 19 (Kluwer 2017). Kluwer Law International, pp 481-500.

Onyema, Emilia (2016) 'Introduction'. In: Onyema, Emilia, (ed.), Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: The Role of Arbitral Institutions. London: Kluwer Law International, pp 1-12.

Onyema, Emilia (2016) 'Arbitration Institutions in Africa'. In: Onyema, Emilia, (ed.), Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: The Role of Arbitral Institutions. London: Kluwer Law International, pp 15-44.

Onyema, Emilia (2013) 'International Arbitration in the West African States'. In: Bosman, Lise, (ed.), Arbitration in Africa: a Practitioner's Guide. The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, pp 99-141.

Onyema, Emilia (2013) 'Country Profile: Nigeria'. In: Bosman, Lise, (ed.), Arbitration in Africa: a Practitioner's Guide. The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, pp 163-170.

Onyema, Emilia and Ayinla, Oluwaseye (2012) 'Online Negotiation and Mediation'. In: Azinge, Epiphany and Ani, Chinyere, (eds.), Principles of Negotiation and Mediation. NIALS Press, Abuja, Nigeria: Nigerian Institute of Advanced legal Studies, pp 96-140.

Onyema, Emilia (2008) 'Formalities of the Enforcement Procedure (Articles III & IV)'. In: Gaillard, Emmanuel and Domenico, Di Pietro, (eds.), Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and International Arbitral Awards: The New York Convention in Practice. London: Cameron May, pp 597-612.

Monographs and Working Papers

Onyema, Emilia (2012) Executive Summary of Case Study of the Lagos Multidoor Courthouse Scheme. . [Unpublished]

Conference Items

Onyema, Emilia (2017) 'The Role of African States and Governments in Supporting the Development of Arbitration in Africa' In: SOAS/CRCICA Arbitration in Africa Conference, 3-5 April 2017, Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. [Unpublished]

Onyema, Emilia (2017) 'SOAS 2017 Cairo Arbitration Conference Discussion Paper' In: The Role of African States and Governments in the Development of Arbitration in Africa, 3-5 April 2017, Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Cairo. [Unpublished]

Onyema, Emilia (ed.) (2016) 'Rethinking the Role of Courts and Judges in Supporting Arbitration in Africa' In: Rethinking the Role of Courts and Judges in Supporting Arbitration in Africa, 22-24 June 2016, Lagos Court of Arbitration, Lagos, Nigeria. [Unpublished]

Onyema, Emilia (2015) 'The Role of Arbitration Institutions in the Development of Arbitration in Africa' In: Arbitration Institutions in Africa Conference, 23 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. [Unpublished]

Onyema, Emilia (2014) 'The Attitude of Courts at the Seat of Arbitration and its Impact on the Development of Arbitration ' In: The OAS Fourth High Level Meeting on the Role of the Judiciary in International Commercial Arbitration, 23-24 October 2014, Castries, St Lucia. [Submitted]

Onyema, Emilia (2010) 'Modernising the Framework for Arbitration in Jamaica - Some Salient Points' In: Modernization of the Framework for Arbitration in Jamaica, Thursday 18 February 2010, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica. [Unpublished]

Onyema, Emilia (2008) 'Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Sub-Sahara Africa' In: Inaugural Conference of the Alumni & Friends of the School of International Arbitration, QMUL, 03 December 2008, New Connaught Rooms, 65 Great Queen Street, London. [Unpublished]

Onyema, Emilia (2008) 'Effective Utilization of Arbitrators and Arbitration Institutions in Africa by Appointors' In: 4th International Arbitration & ADR in Africa Workshop, 29 - 31 July 2008, Conrad Hilton, Cairo, Egypt. [Unpublished]

Book Reviews

Onyema, Emilia (2001) 'Review of 'International Commercial Arbitration and African States: Practice, Participation and Institutional Development' by Amazu Asouzu'. American Review of International Arbitration, (12) 2.

 

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