Paul is currently a Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of the Private and Property Law Department at the Faculty of Law, University of Port Harcourt. He holds a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom. He also holds a Masters Degree (LLM) in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom. He obtained his Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He attended the Nigerian Law School Abuja and obtained the BL Qualification.
Prior to commencing the doctorate degree, he was the legal consultant on Oil and Gas for Benjamin Solicitors, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His legal experience includes litigation, contracts negotiation, foreign investment advising, corporate restructuring and alternative dispute settlements