Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor at Nigerian
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Deji is a Professor of Law, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the current Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Deji has participated as an expert on Sports law in several meetings including a Panel of experts on the UNODC Handbook on the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime, Vienna Austria (2012), an international meeting on Criminalization approaches to combat match-fixing and illegal/irregular betting: a global perspective”, organized jointly by IOC and UNODC in 2013 and a Roundtable on Fraud in Sports convened by NIALS in 2015. Deji is currently the Editor in Chief of the Nigerian Current Law Review – the premier Journal of NIALS and Chairman of the Editorial committee of the Nigerian Bar Journal – the journal of the Nigerian Bar Association. He has edited several publications and has published extensively in reputable journals. His major interests are economic crimes, criminal justice, sports law, constitutional law and legislative drafting. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators.