Tonye Clinton Jaja is a lawyer with a specialisation in legislative drafting and law reform. He was awarded a PhD in law by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London. In July 2012 he was appointed a Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Legislative Drafting by the Kiit School of Law, Kiit University, India.
He is currently a staff member of Nigeria's National Assembly's National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS). His primary duty is to draft bills, legislation and undertake analysis and scrutiny of bills for legislators. He is also a law lecturer on the University of Benin/NILS Masters of Legislative Drafting programme.