‘Tola Onayemi, LLB, LLM (Cambridge), BL, is an international lawyer with expertise in international trade, investment, transactions, technology (specializing in intellectual property) and competition policy. He is currently working closely with the global law firm, King & Spalding, on developing a trade remedy infrastructure to safeguard the Nigerian economy from unfair international trade practices.
Deeply invested in the technology ecosystem, he has provided legal advisory services to technology companies (including start-up and growth phase entities) in West Africa, Europe and North America.
Prior to the NOTN,ola provided technical policy support on industry, trade and investment within the Office of the Nigerian Vice President and served as Reform Leader within the Enabling Business Environment Secretariat. Thanks to team efforts, Nigeria moved up 24 ranks within the World Bank’s global EoDB ranking.