Abiola Akinyemi

Associate, Toronto

Direct: 416.864.7507
Main: 416.362.1011
Year of Call: Ontario, 2023
  • Biography

Abiola Akinyemi is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. Her practice involves providing strategic advice and representation to employers and management in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of issues including grievance arbitrations, labour disputes, occupational health and safety, human rights and accommodation, and employment standards.

Abiola received her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. Prior to law school, she received her Honours Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from York University. In addition to being a student ambassador for the Faculty of Law, Abiola served as the program coordinator and co-commissioner of the Equity and Diversity Committee and received the Faculty of Law Dean’s Council Diversity Award for the 2021–2022 academic year while studying at Queen’s.

Memberships & Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law)

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Select Publications & Presentations

“Competing Human Rights: Understanding How to Balance the Human Rights Protections of Your Employees” Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs Spring Education Symposium (May 9, 2024)


Queen’s University, J.D.

York University, B.A. (Hons. with Distinction)