Dr Chike Emedosi

Dr Chike Emedosi
Dr Chike Emedosi
Dr Chike Emedosi



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Old Aberdeen Campus
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Chike joined the School of Law as an academic staff in September 2021. His research interests broadly lie in corporate finance law, international financial regulation, and international tax law. He coordinates and teaches various undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the School of Law, including The Law of Equity and Trusts of England and Wales, Corporate Finance Law and International Tax Law and Policy.

Chike holds law degrees from Aberdeen University (PhD), Glasgow University (LLM), the Nigerian Law School (BL) and Madonna University Okija (LLB (Hons)). He qualified as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria in 2012 and has acted as Head Legal/Company Secretary at GVE Projects Ltd. He advised on multiple commercial transactions in this capacity, including a leading tripartite mini-grid agreement, a receivables finance agreement and a syndicated loan agreement.

Chike is a former recipient of scholarships from the Scottish Universities Law Institute and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law. His current research examines the relationship between securitisation, bank capital rules and climate finance.

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

Personal Tutor

UG Honours Co-ordinator

Interim Associate Director, Centre for Commercial Law

Member, Centre for Scots Law

External Memberships

Associate Fellow, UK Higher Education Academy

Consultant, GVE Projects Ltd

Article Reviewer, Banking and Finance Law Review

Member, Research Network for Sustainable Finance

Member, The Nigerian Bar Association


Research Overview

Chike is interested in research focused on banking regulation, financial law, secured transactions, international tax law, company law, and law and economics. 

Knowledge Exchange

Papers and Presentations

"Economic Analysis of the Transfer Laws in Germany and England for securitisations" 13th Joint Seminar The Future of Law and Economics, Online (2021)

"Global Digital Taxation in the Era of Covid-19: An African Perspective" Afronomics Law Africa Tax Symposium, Online (2020)

"Economic Analysis of the Transfer of Rights in Securitisations under Scots Law and English Law" Aberdeen Legal Research Society Conference, University of Aberdeen (2019)

"A Comparative Analysis of the Transfer of Rights in Securitisations under Scots Law and English Law" British Association of Comparative Law Research Workshop, Lancaster University (2019)

"The Nigerian Resolution Framework for Domestic Systemically Important Banks" Bank Insolvencies in Developing Economies Conference, University of Reading (2019)

"Securitisation: The Sine Qua Non of the 2007/2008 Global Financial Crisis?" Aberdeen Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Aberdeen (2018)

"Nigeria's International Tax Policy" Aberdeen Nigeria Research Group Seminar, Robert Gordon University (2018)


Blog Posts

C Emedosi, "Financial Crises in the Modern Market System: A Case of Prevention or Mitigation?" University of Aberdeen Law School Blog (19 March 2019)

Funding and Grants

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law PostDoc Scholarship (2022)

Scottish Universities Law Institute Scholarship (2020)

University of Aberdeen Elphinstone Scholarship (2017)


Teaching Responsibilities

LS3030 The Law of Equity and Trusts of England and Wales (Course Co-ordinator)

LS4025 Law Honours Dissertation (Course Co-ordinator)

LS4067/LX4067 Corporate Finance Law (Joint Course Co-ordinator)

LS501G Comparative and International Perspectives on Company Law (Course Co-ordinator)

LS504C International Tax Law and Policy (Joint Course Co-ordinator)

LS2525 Commercial Organisations and Insolvency (Lead, Company Law Modules)

LS553L Debt Finance Law

LS553M Equity Finance Law

LS2533 Business Law (Lead, Company Law Modules, 2021-22)

LS3032 Commercial and Consumer Contracts (2020-21)

LS1520 Contract (2021-22)


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