Dr Obiora Ezike

  • Lecturer in Commercial Law (School of Law)


Dr Obiora Ezike joined the School of Law as a Lecturer in Commercial Law in January 2022, having previously held a Lectureship in Law at Coventry University. He obtained his LLB  from Nnamdi Azikiwe University,  and his LLM in Corporate and Financial Law (with distinction and the overall best student) and PhD both from the University of Glasgow.  His PhD (College of Social Sciences Scholarship) examined the Financial Collateral Arrangement Directive, from a comparative perspective.

Obiora is also a licensed  Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria South Africa and has practised in the areas of commercial and insolvency law.

Obiora is a member of  the Society of Legal Scholars, Corporate and Financial Law Research Group at the School of Law, the Commercial Law Research Network Nigeria, and Nigerian Bar Association.

Research interests

  • Financial Collateral
  • Secured transaction
  • Comparative property law
  • Commercial law
  • Digital assets

Obiora welcomes applications for PhD supervision in these areas


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College of Social Sciences Scholarship for PhD (£84,000)


Professional activities and recognition:

Most Outstanding Student, LLM in Corporate and Financial Law (School of Law, University of Glasgow, 2013/2014)


  • Li, Chun
    Research on Coordination of Financial Services Trade Liberalization and Regulation Rules in Regional Trade Agreements
  • Ying, Zheng
    Comparison of Involuntary Creditor Relief under Limited Liability in China and the UK


Law of Secured Finance (LLM)

Commercial Law