He graduated with a Second-Class Upper division from Afe-Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti and has been called to the Nigerian Bar.
At the Undergraduate level, Clifford has taken part in several moot and mock trials often playing the role of a presiding judge.
Clifford is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), a student member of the Nigerian Society of International Law, as well as the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators.
He is also well grounded in alternative dispute resolution as evidenced by his Certification from the Institute of Chartered Mediators, being an associate member of the Institution. He also holds a Certificate of Professional Development from the Mediator Academy, having completed several mediation courses.
Clifford has published several Articles including but not limited to an opinion paper on the significance of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Covid19 pandemic era and “ADR and ICT: A relationship Borne Out of Necessity.”
Prior to joining Templars, Clifford interned at several top law firms in Abuja.