Lola Akin Ojelabi

Lola Akin Ojelabi

Lola is admitted to practice law in Victoria, Australia (2004) and Nigeria (1992). Lola is also a Nationally Accredited Mediator (Australia). Prior to joining La Trobe University, Lola practised law for about ten years at a top tier law firm in Nigeria, Punuka Attorneys and Solicitors. Lola's PhD examined the impact of culture on conflict and conflict resolution and how underlying values of the United Nations' Charter may assist with resolution of seemingly intractable conflicts. This research resulted in the development of a framework for conflict resolution. Lola has researched and published in the field of conflict/dispute resolution including on DR processes and access to justice for disadvantaged groups and individuals and ethics in mediation practice. Lola is also interested in the role of international law in promoting global peace and justice.