LLB, BL, LLM, Doctoral Researcher

Research PG


University of Aberdeen

Taylor Building Room EG11
Old Aberdeen AB24 3UB


Mr Obulor is an energy, natural resource and environmental lawyer and scholar. He is presently a doctoral researcher and teaching assistant at the School of Law, University of Aberdeen. He holds a Master of Laws (LLM) in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom, a Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (Barrister at Law) from the Nigerian Law School and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the Rivers State University, Nigeria. He has good communication skills, strong interpersonal and organisational abilities. He was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in November 2014 and has been an active solicitor and litigating barrister in the past seven years. He is presently pursuing to requalify into Scotland as a solicitor through the Qualified Lawyers Assessment route. He is a die-hard solicitor and attorney and law teacher experienced in analysing complex and novel legal issues and has great drafting, writing, teaching, presentation, negotiation and proven research skills. He prepares independent legal opinions, memoranda and research papers and works with search engines and databases. His areas of practice include criminal and civil litigation, oil and gas, corporate, commercial and legal compliance. He is an Associate Fellow of the Advance Higher Education (AFHEA [United Kingdom]) and has tutored Foundation of Private Law, Delict and Unjustified Enrichment, and Administrative Law and Civil Liberties at the School of Law, University of Aberdeen. His areas of research and teaching include Natural Resource Governance Law, International Environmental, Energy, Health and Safety, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Taxation and Public/ Constitutional Law.

External Memberships

Nigerian Bar Association

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators


Research Areas

Research Specialisms

  • Comparative Law

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.