School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School
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Ohio joined the Law School in February 2016. Ohio specialises in international economic law broadly defined. He is currently researching into the complex interaction of global, national and sub-national economic governance institutions in a fast evolving international economic landscape. He received his PhD in Law from the University of Liverpool in 2015. His thesis was titled ‘Moving from ‘central exclusivity to cooperative federalism in the international economic participation of federal systems: A case study of Nigeria’. Prior to that, he completed his LLM in International Business Law at the University of Hull, UK in 2010. Ohio is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
Research Centre for Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS)
Book Chapter Contributions
International Conference Papers:
O Omiunu, 'The Evolving Role of Sub-National Actors in International Economic Relations:Lessons from the Canada-European Union CETA (2017) Netherlands Yearbook of International Law Springer, Vol. 48 (forthcoming) (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3041324)
M Sattorova, O Omiunu and M Erkan, ‘How do host states respond to Investment Treaty Law?: Some empirical observations’ (2016) European Year Book of International Economic Law (Special Issue), Springer, (forthcoming) (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2703272)
VP Gonzalo and O Omiunu, Regional trade agreements and the neo-colonialism of the United States of America and the European Union: A critique of the principle of competitive imperialism’ (2011) Liverpool Law Review, Vol. 32, 225–235 (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10991-011-9099-8)
Ohio welcome enquiries from those wishing to read for a PhD degree in any of the areas where he has research interests.These include:
International Economic Law (Regional Integration, WTO Law, International Investment Law and Economic Development)
African Union Law
LLB (Hons.) (University of Benin);
LLM: International Business Law (University of Hull);
PhD: International Economic Law (University of Liverpool)
Awarded £1,500 to carry out a teaching innovation project titled: promoting commercial awareness among non-business disciplines at De Montfort University.
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