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Public-Private Partnership Law
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Personal profile


Dr Augustine Arimoro is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Senior Lecturer in Law at Roehampton Law School, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Roehampton London. He is the module convenor for Criminal Law and Public Law and Human Rights. Augustine can be found in Room MA 313 Mandela Building, Roehampton Law School. He can be reached via email at and on the telephone at +44 (0) 208 392 7348.

Augustine joined the University of Roehampton in January 2022. Before that, he was a Lecturer in Law at the Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University where he was a co-module leader for Public Law (DL) and contributed to the teaching of Criminal Law, EU Law, Company Law and Public Law. He has also taught at St Mary's Law School, St Mary's University Twickenham London and Kingston University London.

An active researcher, Augustine has contributed several articles to leading peer-reviewed journals. He is the author of Public-Private Partnerships in Emerging Economies, a monograph published by Routledge in 2020. Augustine regularly attends conferences and workshops where he shares his research outputs. He is a reviewer for several journals including the Journal of African Law, the Journal of Human Rights and Social Work, the International Journal of Construction Management, and the Journal of Comparative Law in Africa, among others.

Augustine's academic publications have been cited by several organisations and international agencies including the European Parliamentary Research Service's report on Being an LGBTI Person in African Countries, the Institue of Development Studies report on Inclusion Works Nigeria Situational Analysis Version II - June 2020 the Executive Secretary and Special Advisor to the UNAS Council report on Public-Private Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals among others.

Before joining academia, Augustine was a Wealth Advisor with Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM Investment Managers), one of Africa's leading non-banking financial institutions. In that role, Augustine managed the firm's relationships with at least 60 high-net-worth private and institutional clients and advised on bespoke investment portfolios.

Augustine is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

He obtained his academic degrees studying in Nigeria, South Africa and the United Kingdom


  • FHEA 
  • PhD Law (UCT and Kingston University London)
  • LLM (University of Derby, United Kingdom)
  • BL (Nigerian Law School, Enugu)
  • LLB (Hons) (University of Maiduguri, Nigeria)


Research interests

  • Law and Development
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • International Human Rights
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Legal Frameworks in the Global South


  • Criminal Law 
  • Public Law and Human Rights
  • Research Skills
  • Law for Business Enterprises
  • Sustainable Development Law (LLM)

Professional affiliations

Augustine is a member of the following professional bodies:

  • The Society of Legal Scholars
  • The Nigerian Bar Association


Augustine is a research associate at the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.

Research projects

Augustine is currently working on innovative funding strategies for infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa.

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD

Award Date: 31 Jan 2019

Law, MA, University of Derby

Award Date: 15 Sep 2014

Law, BA (Hons), University of Maiduguri

External positions

Research Associate, Centre for Comparative Law in Africa

Jan 2021 → …


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