John was called to the Bar in 2004.
He holds a Master of Laws degree of University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
He worked as a Legal Assistant to the Chief Judge of Rivers State and as an Advocate in the Law Firm of Izu Nwankwo Chambers. He has been a Consultant to the Firm in the areas of Energy Law and Environmental Regulation and Policy. He is currently studying for PhD in Climate Change and International Environmental Law in University of Auckland, New Zealand.
He is a member of Nigerian Bar Association and the World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL).