Dr. Rebecca Emiene Badejogbin

Rebecca Emiene Badejogbin is a lawyer and began her professional career in 1993 in a public interest law firm which offered free legal services to indigent clients following which she went into active private legal practice working in diverse capacities prior to her employment at the Nigerian Law School. She commenced her career as a lecturer at the Nigerian Law School in 2001 and has been a Director of Academics at the School since 2015. She has taught Constitutional Law, Property Law Practice, Professional Ethics, Legal Skills and Civil Procedure.

Rebecca holds two degrees (LLB) and (LLM) (ILD) from the University of Jos, Nigeria. She also holds an (LLM (Research) (Public Law)) from the University of Pretoria, and a PhD (Private Law) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her research interests include constitutional law, legal education, the legal profession, judicial appointments (national and international courts), property law, wills and succession, and customary law. She has over the years, carried out extensive empirical and doctrinal research on customary law, courts and the judiciary in Nigeria and South Africa for which she has made presentations in various national and international conferences and workshops. She is published in peer reviewed journals and is the co-author of Law in Practice, Professional Responsibilities and Lawyering Skills in Nigeria (2014).