Oseinoma Okpeku is highly esteemed by respondents who remark that he is “very detailed and articulate” with an “excellent understanding of Nigerian labour laws”.
Mr Oseinoma Okpeku is a partner with The Law Crest LLP where he heads the employment law, HR and immigration practice team. Mr Okpeku obtained his law degree in 1998 from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2001. Mr Okpeku has a master’s degree in employment law and international labour standards, and a master’s degree in human resource management, 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.
Mr Oseinoma Okpeku is a PRINCE2 practitioner; a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (UK); and the second vice chairman of the employment and industrial relations committee of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association
Mr Okpeku regularly consults for multinationals, private organisations 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.
Mr Okpeku has recently consulted for several state governments on the recruitment and management of Nigerian medical personnel in diaspora.
He regularly provides immigration advisory services for organisations, as well as for individuals seeking to take up employment or residence in Nigeria.