Dr Hephzibah Egede

Senior Lecturer in Law

hephzibah.egede@buckingham.ac.uk

Hephzibah EgedeLLB (Hons) (Benin, Nigeria), PhD (Cardiff), Solicitor, England and Wales (Non-practising), Barrister and Solicitor (Nigeria), Senior Lecturer in Law

Hephzibah is a dual qualified lawyer with admissions in England and Wales and Nigeria. In Nigeria, she worked as a commercial lawyer in Chris Ogunbanjo and Co. and also with Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (an Exxon-Mobil upstream subsidiary). In the UK, and prior to moving to University of Buckingham, she taught International Banking Law and International Oil and Gas Law at the Cardiff Law School as well as teaching Environmental law at the Schools of Engineering, Earth Sciences and City and Regional Planning at the Cardiff University. She also previously worked with the ESRC Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) and acted as lead researcher in Law and Your Environment, a project funded by the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA) with Professor RG Lee (co-director, BRASS) as principal investigator. The project led to the establishment of the Lord Nathan Memorial Fund for the Environment and is cited as an ESRC impact case study.

Her commercial law research interests focuses on energy law and the intersection between commercial activity and environmental regulation. Her publications include a report for the European Parliament cited as Egede H, Frater L, Lee R and Vaughan S – Legal Implications of the Nord Stream Project: A Report for the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament (2008). Her other research interests include reproductive health and human rights and equity of access in reproductive health services. She is a member of the Social Study group of the ESHRE Special Task Force ‘Developing Countries and Infertility’ and is currently undertaking a part-time doctoral programme at the Cardiff University on strengthening the reproductive rights of infertile women in developing countries.

Hephzibah joined the University of Buckingham’s Law School in 2011. She can be contacted on hephzibah.egede@buckingham.ac.uk.

Selected Publications

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