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Umar Oseni

Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria
Umar OseniUmar Oseni

Umar Oseni is a solicitor and advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He completed the Bachelor of Laws program in 2005 and proceeded to the Nigerian Law School. He successfully completed the Bar Part II program in 2007 and was called to the Nigerian Bar later that year. He is a member of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, the Young International Arbitration Group, the London Court of International Arbitration, the Nigerian Bar Association, and the Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators. Oseni has written 15 academic papers, 10 of which have been published in academic journals and books. He has also presented papers at international conferences on Islamic banking and finance. He won the Best Student Award for Masters of Comparative Laws during the 25th Convocation Ceremony of the International University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2009. He is currently a PhD research scholar and part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Law, IIUM. His areas of research include Islamic banking and finance, alternative dispute resolution, contemporary application of Islamic law, and international trade law.

Articles by this Author

  • The Emergence and Development of Islamic Banking
    by Umar Oseni, M. Kabir Hassan
    As an alternative banking system, Islamic banking emerged in the global landscape with the advent of Islam. This form of interest-free banking has developed over a long period of time with the introduction of new products in the industry. The crystallization of interest-free banking based on Islamic legal principles has won a positive global image for Islamic banking in the modern world. The underlying philosophy in Islamic banking is to...

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