Chisa joined the Law School from the Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, where she taught as a fixed-term lecturer on the Law undergraduate programme. Graduating in 2005 from the Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, she was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006. Chisa has an LLM in International Commercial Law (2011) and a PhD in Law (International Tax Law 2017) from The Law School at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen. As a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, she has previously practised as a solicitor to financial institutions in Lagos Nigeria.
Research and knowledge exchange
African Union Law particularly regional integration
International Tax Law
Current PhD Students
Zaherah Saghir : Justification of Appellate Tribunals in Investor-State Arbitration
Emo Pearce- Woking title : The promotion and protection of Socio-Economic Rights under the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights: Prospects and Challenges in Nigeria.
Chisa welcomes enquiries from those wishing to read for a PhD degree in any of the areas where she has research interests. These include sustainable development in developing countries, African union law and regional integration, women’s rights in developing countries and International Tax law amongst others.
Teaching and subject expertise
Undergraduate: Employment Law, Public Law, Revenue Law, Business law, International Human Rights.
PostGraduate: Cross Border Transactions, Case Study Reserach and Reserach Methods
Publications and research outputs
C Onyejekwe, Legal uncertainties and foreign direct investment: a case study of Nigeria. 2018 29 (2) I.C.C.L.R. 2018, 29 (2). pp. 124-138.
C Onyejekwe, Corporate tax as a utility for economic growth: challenges of compliance and enforcement in Nigeria I.C.C.L.R. 2018, 29(7), 449-463.
Adaeze Okoye and Chisa Onyejekwe, “Law’s Ethics and Sustainability: Corporate Tax and Sustainable Social Structures” in Sustainability and the Humanities W Leal Filho, AC McCrea eds. Springer 2018.
C Onyejekwe, Rebalancing Double Tax Treaties in Favour of African States in Tom Mortimer & Chrispas Nyombi, “Rebalancing International Investment Agreements in Favour of Host States” (Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2018) ISBN 9780854902613.
C Onyejekwe, International investment law and the right to regulate: a human rights perspective The Law Teacher, 2018 Taylor & Francis.