Elemi John Opara



Educational Background & Qualifications

LL.M – Oil and Gas Law                    Robert Gordon University Aberdeen,                                                                   Scotland, United Kingdom 

BL.                                                       Nigerian Law School, Lagos

LL.B [Hons.]                                       University of Calabar, Cross Rivers, Nigeria


Elemi John Opara is a Legal Practitioner with dexterity and expertise in the Oil and Gas sector. Elemi also advises Clients on renewable energy issues and the need for mixed energy and non-reliance on fossil fuel; oil and gas management; resolution of disputes; energy law and policy; taxation; health safety and environment management; etc.

Since 2014, Elemi has been a Lecturer at the University of Calabar [UNICAL], Cross Rivers State, Nigeria, in the Faculty of Law lecturing Oil and Gas Law. Previously, she has lectured Commercial Law, Human Rights Law, Administrative Law, Nigerian Legal System and Anti- Corruption Studies. Elemi is a Member of the Faculty Research Committee of the Faculty of Law at the University of Calabar [UNICAL]. She is a Partner of Black Rex Partners.

Professional Associations 

Nigerian Bar Association NBA                                 – Member

Energy Institute, Aberdeen branch                         – Member

Energy Institute, Nigeria                                           – Member

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