He was conferred with the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 1997. He is the principal and founder of Ghalib chambers. He is a publisher of several legal books. He is a member of various professional bodies such as; International Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association, American Bar Association, Commonwealth Lawyers Association, Fellow chartered institute of Arbitrators of London, etc. He is the founder of YOA farms Ltd, a commercial integrated farm.