Prince Ben Onuora is a Barrister, Solicitor, Arbitrator and Notary Public for Nigeria. He attended the University of Lagos where he obtained the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and Master of Laws (LL.M) degrees in 1985 and 1991 respectively. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1986.
He started his working career with the Ministry of Justice, Minna, later as Counsel with Cosmic Chambers Minna, Akin Akintoye & Company, Lagos before establishing Benon Chambers, a commercial law firm where he currently serves as Managing Partner.
Prince Onuora belongs to several professional bodies including Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Capital Market Solicitors Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK & Nigeria), Negotiation & Conflict Management Group (Founders of the Lagos Multi-Door Court House, LMDC) and Institute of Directors (IOD) where he is Legal Adviser and serves in the Executive Committee as well as the Governing Council.
He was elected a Fellow of the IOD in 2004. As the Chairman of the Research & Advocacy Committee of the IOD between 2011 and 2013, Prince Onuora organized a number of National Roundtable Conferences on Cashless Economy, Security Votes and Cost of Doing Business in Nigeria.
He has, as part of his insolvency law practice, been appointed and acted on several occasions as Receiver/Manager of notable companies in Nigeria.
Prince Onuora is a consummate Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practitioner and a registered Legal Consultant by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).
In 2012 he was in the Federal Government Committee that advised on the merger of agencies and parastatals as part of the strategy to reduce the high cost of governance in Nigeria.