Emmanuel Sahr Tondoneh

Sierra Leone
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Emmanuel obtained a Bachelors of Law (Hons) from De Montfort University Leicester UK in 2006 and an LLM with distinction in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of Dundee Scotland (UK) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Sierra Leone Law School.

Emmanuel’s research focuses on the perennial lack of local creditor protection in Anglophone West Africa. Emmanuel's research undertakes a comparative study by examining cross-border insolvency in other jurisdictions [EU, UK and The US] and advocates for adopting the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency with modifications and additional insolvency legislation to ensure local creditors are adequately protected during cross-border insolvency.

Before starting his studies at CEU Emmanuel worked as the Legal Counsel for Sierra Rutile Limited, a subsidiary of Iluka Resources Limited, an Australian listed mining company, London Mining Company Limited, and Timis Mining Corporation (SL) Limited. He also served as Prosecutor in the office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Sierra Leone.


LL.B (Hons.) De Montfort University Leicester, England. (2006).
Postgraduate Diploma in Law (BL), Sierra Leone Law School. (2012)
LL.M with Distinction in Corporate and Commercial Law University of Dundee, Scotland UK. (2016)