Placida Uzoamaka Ojinnaka


Placida Uzoamaka Ojinnaka

Known as Uzoamaka, she is a non-practising solicitor who has been a member of the Lawyers with Disabilities Division (LDD) of the Law Society DD since 2004. She is involved with various disability-related organisations, raising issues concerning disabled people via social media.

She is a British-Nigerian woman with a disability who aspires because of her ability to SMILE & SHINE. She is also a social worker, disability and political activist, mediator and a former biomedical scientist. She is a former patient governor with Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust and was listed in the 2018 Power 100 List of the most influential disabled people in Britain by the Shaw Trust.

Currently a Council Member of the Law Society of England & Wales and volunteer for a leading national charity, Turn2Us, and member of the Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE).

In her spare time she writes poetry and follows Liverpool football club.