Ijeoma Ononogbu is a dual qualified lawyer, having been admitted in Nigeria and England & Wales. She has a Master in Laws (LLM) from Queen Mary, University of London where she specialised in International Dispute Resolution.
She is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Member of Dispute Board Federation, Geneva, Arbitral Women and London Court of International Arbitration. A panel member of institutions globally, which includes the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, Malaysia. A practising solicitor in International Dispute Resolution in London, with interests in litigation, arbitration, mediation, conciliation and online dispute resolution.
She has delivered papers on online dispute resolution in a number of workshops, and conferences across jurisdictions. Her conference presentations, include an online dispute resolution presentation in July 2011, in Accra, Ghana titled ‘online dispute resolution as a form of alternative dispute resolution in Africa: present and future prospects’ organised by the California State University, Sacramento, was published in June 2014. http://www.cambridgescholars.com/alternative-dispute-resolution-and-peace-building-in-africa.
Ijeoma is the UK Chartered Institute of Arbitrators delegate to the UNCITRAL Working Group III on ODR. A Working Group focused on creating a set of ODR procedural rules for cross-border e-commerce, with its sessions held at the UN headquarters. She has chaired dispute resolution competitions in a number of London institutions, which includes a mediation competition at the BPP Law School.
She is passionate about alternative dispute resolution, particularly online dispute resolution in our technological world.