Tope Adeyemi

  • Year of Call 2008

Introduction

Introduction

Tope is an experienced advocate, appearing regularly in various courts and tribunals. She specialises in professional discipline, regulation and international arbitration.

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a dual qualified barrister (England and Wales and Nigeria), Tope acts as arbitrator and counsel in disputes. She is a member of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre’s panel of neutrals (LACIAC), the CIArb’s Business Arbitration Scheme and she receives appointments as an adjudicator under CEDR’s RICS and CISAS schemes.

Tope has broad expertise in professional disciplinary work, particularly regarding matters before the NMC, ACCA, ICAEW and the BSB. She conducts lengthy substantive hearings in addition to appearing at the interim order and interim order review stage. Her regulatory practice includes financial services. As a former Financial Ombudsman, she has extensive experience of retail banking disputes, Consumer Credit Act matters and financial mis-selling claims.

Qualifications

Qualifications

B.L Nigerian Law School
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Bar Vocational Course, BPP
LLB Law, Brunel University

Appointments

Appointments

ICAEW Practice Assurance Committee Member (2019 – Present)
Committee Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators London Branch (April 2021 – Present)
Financial Ombudsman, Financial Ombudsman Service (2014 – 2019)

 

Memberships

Memberships

Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
Arbitral Women
British Nigeria Law Forum (BNLF)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC)