Prof Ephraim Ngwafor took his First Degree in Law, ‘Licence en Droit’, from the University of Yaoundé in Cameroon, where he was drilled in both the Common Law and Civil Law. After his ‘Licence en Droit’ he later obtained an LL. M from one of the Oldest Law Schools in Canada, Dalhousie Law School, before proceeding to the University of London in England, United Kingdom, where he earned his terminal degree, a Ph.D in Law.
Professor Ephraim Ngwafor has held the Positions of Dean of studies and Rector (Vice Chancellor) of the University of Yaoundé II, in Cameroon. He was also a cabinet minister in the Biya regime. Today, he holds the only Chair in English Law in the Faculty of Laws and Political Science in the University of Yaoundé II, arguably the lead Faculty vis-à-vis the Law Faculties in the other State Universities in Cameroon. He has published extensively in Law notably text books (including one on an aspect in Corporate Law) and articles in various international Journals.
He has also contributed enormously in Intellectual Property. An accomplished Professor of Law, Ephraim Ngwafor is also a member of the Cameroon Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the Cameroon Academy of Sciences. Professor Ngwafor is a member of the Users’ Council of the London Court of International Arbitration where his interests turn on Oil and Gas Law, Mining, Corporate Law, Maritime Law and Insurance. In fact, his Ph.D thesis in the UK was on Insurance Law. He is an accredited Agent in Intellectual Property with the African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI). Professor Ephraim Ngwafor is also a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague in the Netherlands and a legal frame work for academic reference.