Dr. Fola Adeyemo
Dr. Fola Adeyemo is the Founder of Mentorship Direct. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association. She is a law lecturer at the University of Reading and the Deputy Director for Admissions.
Dr. Fola Adeyemo is a lecturer in banking law at the University of Reading. She is the module convenor for Company Law, Banking Law and International Corporate Governance at the Postgraduate level. Fola’s area of expertise and interest include banking and financial regulation, whistleblower protection and bank insolvency. Her jurisdictions of interest include Nigeria, South Africa, the UK and the US, and she enjoys exploring these jurisdictions through a range of different methodologies, including comparative and critical analysis.
Fola has published extensively in her areas of interest, however, her most recent article (published by the Journal of Business Law, 2019), contributes to the ongoing discourse on whistleblower protection in England and Wales. The article explores the current whistleblower architecture and considers the challenges and paradoxes of the statutory provisions. Her forthcoming monograph, titled Banking Regulation in Africa: The Case of Nigeria and Other Emerging Economies (Routledge, 2020) considers the practical measures which may be employed to improve the banking regulatory environment in selected emerging economies. Folashade has been invited to contribute to a textbook, titled Principles of Commercial Law (Edward Elgar, 2021), where she contributes a chapter on Banking Law. Fola is also currently working on a research project which examines the management of troubled banks in Africa, with a specific focus on Nigeria.
Fola is a qualified barrister and solicitor, called to the Nigerian Bar, and holds degrees from the University of Westminster (LLB, 2010); Brunel University, (LLM, 2010, International Economic and Trade Law); PhD, 2017); and is admitted as a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, (2013).