Magnus Stephen Ejelonu

Senior Associate

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Magnus Ejelonu is an enthusiastic, committed and self-motivated lawyer with a proven record of accomplishment in providing excellent transactional legal services to clients. He has a solid academic background in law with a rich practice experience.

Magnus started his legal journey in 2006 and subsequently obtained a Diploma in Law and an LL. B., degree from the University of Benin in 2006 and 2011 respectively. He was admitted to the Nigerian bar in 2012 after the completion of his vocational training at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus. He also obtained his LL.M., degree from the prestigious University of Ibadan in 2016.

Magnus has successfully argued several cases before the High Courts of various jurisdictions as well as the Appellate Court level. He is quite seasoned in corporate, civil and commercial litigation with vast knowledge and experience in various areas of legal practice including; human rights enforcement, criminal, real estate, banking, company, employment and industrial relations and commercial law.

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.
  • Barrister-at-Law (BL), Nigerian Law School, Lagos.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL. B.), University of Benin, Second class Honours (Upper Division)
  • Diploma in Law (DIL), University of Benin, Edo State. Distinction.
Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
  • “The Practice of Plea Bargaining in the Administration of Criminal Justice System in Nigeria: A Critique” 2016 (LL.M dissertation)
  • “The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As Amended), the fons et origo of Our Legal System: How Fared the NYSC Bye Laws” 2013. In Eye Magazine, 2nd Edition. (A Publication of National Association of Catholic Corpers)
  • Co-Editor “The Making of An Ambassador, Legal Essays in Honour of High Chief Richard Oma Ahonaruogho” 2012, Ambik Press, Benin- City, Edo State
  • “The Deleterious Effect of Bombing of Installations and Pipeline Vandalism on The Nigerian Environment” in The Making of An Ambassador, Legal Essays in Honour of High Chief Richard Oma Ahonaruogho 2012
  • “The Dilemma of Victim of Crime” 2012 Co-authored with Sanford U. Mba, PhD in The Making of An Ambassador, Legal Essays in Honour of High Chief Richard Oma Ahonaruogho, 2012
  • “Terrorism; its Impact on the Nigerian Environment” 2011. (Undergraduate research project).


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