Mrs. Jean Chiazor Anishere, SAN holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1985; Master of Laws; LLM-University of Lagos and Master in Transport Management-Ladoke Akintola University. Called to the Nigerian Bar in 1986, and sworn Notary Public, in 1990.
Awarded International Women of the Year 1997-1998 by the International Biographical Centre of Cambridge in recognition of her services to law, and the International Professional of the Year 2005, for her excellent practice in the field of law.
Jean is a maritime legal consultant to the Nigerian House of Representatives’ Committee on Marine; trained the first set of the Cabotage enforcement officers for NIMASA. She is a ounding member of the Committee of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, in collaboration with the National Judicial Institute on the bi-annual Maritime Seminar for Judges. Jean also presided as co-chair of the Nigerian Admiralty Law and Procedure Reform Committee, 2020.
She is the Editor – In – Chief of Admiralty Law Reports of Nigeria, volumes 1 – 18 (A compendium of Judgments on Admiralty Matters in Nigeria, through the Federal High Courts to the Supreme Court of Nigeria) with a comprehensive index of cases published so far.