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Oseinoma Okpeku

Ose heads the employment law, HR and immigration practice team as well as the Data Protection and IP practice team. He is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2001. He has a master's degree in employment law and international labour standards, and a master's degree in human resource management, both from the University of South Wales. Prior to joining The Law Crest LLP, he worked for one of the top four retailers in the United Kingdom as a senior human resource executive and head of recruitment projects.

Ose is also a member of the Business Advisory Team of the Firm where he regularly advises on cross- border transactions, regulatory compliance, competition/anti-trust and is involved in legislation monitoring.

Ose is a PRINCE2 practitioner; a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (UK); and the immediate past Chairman of the employment and industrial relations committee of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association. He is the current Chair of the Nigeria Bar Association Section of Business Law International Business Law Conference 2024. The conference is one of the biggest gatherings of business lawyers in Africa.

Ose regularly consults for multinationals, private organizations and the government. He has led the HR integration process of significant mergers and acquisitions in the energy, finance and FMCG sectors. He is regularly engaged by multinationals to assist in reviewing their entire HR policies and procedures as well as developing functional employee engagement frameworks. He has presented papers on employment law issues both within and outside Nigeria. He has consulted for several state governments on the recruitment and management of Nigerian medical personnel in diaspora and regularly provides immigration advisory services for organizations, as well as for individuals seeking to take up employment or residence in Nigeria.

Ose has recently been engaged by organizations to assist with developing policies with regard to personal data management, sexual harassment and functional work arrangements among others. WWL says he is “very detailed and articulate” with an “excellent understanding of Nigerian labour laws”