Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)

Onyekachi Umah is a private Legal Practitioner with amazing experience in human right, criminal law and civil law including; pre-trial detention, human rights, intellectual property, transaction and regulatory advisory, corporate, commercial and investment law and energy law as well as litigation and arbitration arising from them. He is a Legal Awareness Expert and also a Certified Arbitrator both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. Onyekachi is the managing partner of a leading law firm; Bezaleel Chambers International. He is the founder and President of Sabi Law Foundation with a free law awareness program known as www.LearnNigerianLaws.com. Mr. Umah has written over Four Hundred (400) free to access articles and materials on law with a desire to enlighten the public. He was featured as the Legal Personality of the Week by This Day Newspaper (a leading national newspaper) on its September 11, 2018 edition and was also featured on the NigeriaLawyer.com as the Legal Personality of the Week on November 14, 2018. Click to read more.

Distinction Between Non-Payment and Inadequate Payment of Court Filing Fees.

Distinction Between Non-Payment and Inadequate Payment of Court Filing Fees. Daily Law Tips (Tip 776) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:   Justice is not free, as litigants must pay court filing fee to courts, for their cases to be attended to, by magistrates and judges. Over the years the costs of filing cases …

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How to Certify Documents & Make Affidavits Without Courts.

How to Certify Documents & Make Affidavits Without Courts.

How to Certify Documents & Make Affidavits Without Courts. Daily Law Tips (Tip 775) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:   Most Nigerians will only visit a court of law, when in need of an affidavit or to authenticate a power of attorney/land document. With the growing call for the declaration of assets of …

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Child Naming & Birth Registration by Single Mothers.

Child Naming & Birth Registration by Single Mothers.

Child Naming & Birth Registration by Single Mothers. Daily Law Tips (Tip 774) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction: Although, it takes a man and a woman to make and have a child, the society frowns and often abuses single mothers. Our judgmental society expects every mother to have a husband and every child …

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Debunking Myths Relating to Bankers Declaration of Assets Law.

Debunking Myths Relating to Bankers Declaration of Assets Law.

Debunking Myths Relating to Bankers Declaration of Assets Law. Daily Law Tips (Tip 773) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:   Several myths and conspiracy theories have been birthed around the Bank Employees, etc. (Declaration of Assets) Act, since the recent order from the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had on 16 …

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Unlawfulness of the EFCC Order on Bankers Declaration of Assets.

Unlawfulness of the EFCC Order on Bankers Declaration of Assets.

Unlawfulness of the EFCC Order on Bankers Declaration of Assets. Daily Law Tips (Tip 771) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:   On 16 March 2021, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced that all employees of financial institutions (including banks) in Nigeria must declare their assets before 1st June 2021 in line with …

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Limitation to the Recovery of Property Wrongly Seized By Court. 

Limitation to the Recovery of Property Wrongly Seized By Court. 

Limitation to the Recovery of Property Wrongly Seized By Court. Daily Law Tips (Tip 770) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  There are a lot of cases of people that had their property wrongly seized by court. Among the powers of a court is the power to order the seizure of property of a party …

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Compulsory Care for Passengers of Cancelled Flights.

Compulsory Care for Passengers of Cancelled Flights.

Compulsory Care for Passengers of Cancelled Flights. Daily Law Tips (Tip 769) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK). Introduction:  There can be cancelled flights for many reasons. For every time there is a cancelled flight, passengers of such flight (domestic or international) suffer different forms of hardship. Airlines operators that cancel flights are by law mandated …

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Duty of Care Owed By Banks in Nigeria.

Duty of Care Owed By Banks in Nigeria.

Duty of Care Owed By Banks in Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 768) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  In a bank-customer relationship, the bank is the servant to its customer. The relationship is based on trust while the customer of a bank believes and expects his bank to be prudent and transparent. In …

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