Chief Timothy Chimezie Ikeazor, SAN is a Nigerian lawyer b
Chimezie Ikeazor was educated at Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, Anambra State, proceeding subsequently to the University of London, where he obtained a Degree in Theology and subsequently read Law at King’s College London. He was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn London in 1960.
He returned to Nigeria and immediately proceeded into Law Practice, setting up the Law practice Ikeazor and Iweka in Onitsha, with his cousin Rob Iweka (who was later to become Attorney-General of Anambra State, Nigeria). On
He was appointed a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) – the equivalent to Queen’s Counsel- in 1986, and was subsequently conferred with the First Class Chieftaincy title of Oboli II of Obosi by the Igwe (King) and Council of Chiefs of Obosi and has sat on the Council of Chiefs of Obosi, since 1986. He was also awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree (LL.D) by the Nnamdi Azikiwe University – Awka, Nigeria for his contributions to the Legal Profession in Nigeria. He recently celebrated his 80th birthday, giving him entrance into the revered Native “Ito-Ogbo” Society of Obosi, comprising the elite of the elders in the community who have attained the landmark age.
Chief Ikeazor has been involved over the years in several celebrated Judicial decisions in the area of Administrative Law, notably Anyebe V The State (1986) 1 S. C. 87 (Covering the power of the Attorney-General to institute or assume responsibility for prosecution in Nigeria); and more recently several Election Petitions involving complex areas of Constitutional Law.