MacDonald Amaran

MacDonald Amaran

  • mamaran at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • PGR
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Macdonald Amaran holds a masters in Intellectual Property Law from Bournemouth University. He is a legal practitioner with almost two decades of experience. He achieved his Bachelor of Law degree from Delta state University in 2007, proceeding to the Nigerian Law school and was called to the Nigerian Bar by the Council of legal education of Nigeria in 2009. Graduating with distinction at the Redeemers Bible college, he was employed as Lecturer at the Redeemers College of the Redeemers University. He has authored articles published in leading notable newspapers especially on issues of; politics, humanities, law and communications in his home country. As a guest speaker at different conferences on global and international issues, he has been a guest on notable Radio and T.V stations and a guest lecturer at various institutions including Europa School of English Bournemouth, UK.

Macdonald is an author, a resource person and has an undeniable passion for education. As a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, Lincolns Inn London and the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) research, he is currently embracing new challenges as a Ph.D...



Currently researching the impact of social media (TikTok) on children, the consumption of their screentime, role of parents and responsibilities of social media platforms. Investigating the regulatory agency and legal frameworks for social media pertaining to the safeguarding children.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Good health and well-being

"Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages"

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Quality education

"Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all"

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Peace, justice and strong institutions

"Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels"

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  • LLM in Intellectual Property Law (Bournemouth University, 2017)
  • Call to Bar (BL) in Legal Practice (Council of Legal Education, Nigeria, 2009)
  • LLB (Hons) in Law (Delta State University Nigeria,, 2007)
  • Diploma in Diploma Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt (Lagos State University Nigeria, 2002)