Cornelius joined the Law firm of Dr T. C. Osanakpo & Co in August 2001 and currently is the Principal Solicitor in the Law firm.
Practise Areas and Experience.
Cornelius area of specialisation include Commercial litigation and transaction. He advises on all aspects of the Nigerian litigation practise and procedure.
He is an experienced legal practitioner and has represented a wide range of clients including individuals, Multinational Corporations, Oil and Gas Companies, banking and other financial institutions.
Cornelius heads the firms real estate practise and procedure section and is involve in Land documentations of varying degrees including processing of Certificate of Occupancy, Leases, Probate procedure and practise, Incorporation of business Organisations and advises on regulatory and compliance issues.
– 1999-2000 Nigerian Law School- B.L
-1995-1999 Lagos State University-LL.B Hons
-1991-1993 University of Jos-Diploma In Law
Cornelius is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association Port Harcourt Branch and currently serves as Asst Secretary Continuing Legal Education Committee at the Port Harcourt branch. Also a member of the Christian Lawyers Fellowship of Nigeria Port Harcourt Chapter where he has served as Director of Publicity 2003-2005 and Appointment Secretary 2005-2007.
Cornelius was admitted into the Nigerian Bar in 2001 as a Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and has practised before the trial Courts and Appellate Courts in Nigeria.