Education: University of Maiduguri, LL.B Hons., Best Graduating Student 1988); Nigeria Law School (BL. 1988), LL.M. (1998); Alumnus of the Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southampton; (MBA 1999)
1988: Admitted to the Nigerian Bar.
Member: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIarb)
Member: International Bar Association, Nigerian Maritime Law Association, Rotary Club of Okota (9110)
Co-Editor: “Nigerian Shipping Cases: Vol. 3; “Nigerian Shipping Practice & Procedure, Enforcement of Maritime Claims in Nigeria’, A Practical guide to clients. With David Garrick & Co., Patent and Trade Marks Solicitors.
Counsel: Mbanefo and Mbanefo Maritime and Admiralty Solicitors; F. O. Akinrele & Co., Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, and Shipping Departments.
Core Practice Areas:
- Maritime and Admiralty Law, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Intellectual Property.