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Dr Augustine Arimoro is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Roehampton Law School, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Roehampton London. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and previously served as the  Programme Convenor of the LLB (Hons).  He is the Module Convenor for Criminal Law (LLB), Public Law & Human Rights(LLB), and the Law of Sustainable Development (LLM). Dr Arimoro's office is located in Room MA 310 Mandela Building, Roehampton Law School. He can be contacted via email at [email protected] or by telephone at +44(0) 208 392 7348.

In February 2023, the British Academy endorsed Dr Arimoro as an Exceptional Global Talent.

Dr Arimoro joined the University of Roehampton in January 2022, following his previous role as a Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. At Nottingham Law School, he served as a co-module leader for Public Law (DL) and contributed to the teaching of Criminal Law, EU Law, Company Law, and Public Law & Human Rights. He has also taught at St Mary's Law School, St Mary's University Twickenham 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 pursuing an academic career, Dr Arimoro worked as a Wealth Advisor with Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM Investment Managers), one of Africa's leading non-banking financial institutions. In that role, he managed the firm's relationships with at least 60 high-net-worth private and institutional clients and advised on bespoke investment portfolios.

Dr Arimoro is qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He obtained his academic degrees through studies 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, Role of law in private sector finance of infrastructure in emerging economies

Award Date: 31 Jan 2019

Law, MA, University of Derby

Award Date: 15 Sept 2014

Law, BA (Hons), University of Maiduguri

External positions

Research Associate, Centre for Comparative Law in Africa

Jan 2021 → …

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