Austin graduated in law from Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2005. He had a stint in the banking industry hence his proficiency in handling legal matters in the area of Commercial Law, Banking & Finance and Corporate Law Practice amongst other areas of legal expertise. He is also keen on Sports & Entertainment law as well as intellectual property law. He is currently the Head of Chambers in the Benin Office.