Ronke Akinyemi*

T 416 956 0114 F 416 598 3730
E rakinyemi@lolg.ca
Ronke is a tenacious and pragmatic advocate. She is a creative thinker who prioritizes careful consideration of complex issues to achieve the best outcomes for her clients.

Ronke is developing a broad litigation practice. Before joining the firm, Ronke articled at a leading national firm. She then obtained her B.C.L. from the University of Oxford in 2021, where she undertook an in-depth study of civil litigation and commercial law subjects. Ronke also worked as a fact checker and researcher with Ontario’s Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission.

Ronke received her J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, where she graduated as the gold medallist, and won several subject-matter prizes. While at law school, Ronke completed a semester at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre in Toronto, where she assisted clients throughout the application process, and appeared in mediations and hearings at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.  She also worked as an academic research assistant and a seminar coordinator with the Jack & Mae Nathanson Centre at Osgoode.

* on Secondment to the Mass Casualty Commission

 

Credentials

  • B.C.L., University of Oxford, 2021
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2020
  • J.D. (Gold Medal), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2019
  • Honours B.A. (with High Distinction) in Sociology, Philosophy and African Studies, University of Toronto, 2015