Orji Uchenna Jerome is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) honours Degree from the University of Nigeria and a Masters of Laws (LL.M) Degree with honours and distinctions from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and also with a research specialization in information technology law.

Mr. Jerome has authored monographs and articles on various aspects of law with recent publications in international journals such as the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, the International Company and Commercial Law, the Computer and Telecommunication Law Review, the Journal of African Law and the Commonwealth Law Bulletin. In 2010, he received a national award for the best overall essay on the analysis of the performance of the Nigerian maritime industry over a fifty year period. He has been engaged in independent legal and policy research consultancy with primary interests in cybersecurity and telecommunications. In furtherance of his research interests in cybersecurity, he has authored a book entitled: Cybersecurtiy Law and Regulation (forthcoming 2012) which examines the legal and regulatory aspects of cybersecurity in developed and developing countries.