Disabled employees should not be denied the ability to engage in strategies and mechanisms which help to cope with the effects of their condition simply because they inconvenience other staff. Paul Burton looks at a recent case where disability discrimination was disputed.
Olivia is a Trainee Solicitor on her first seat in the Corporate & Commercial Team.
Olivia joined the firm in March 2021 as a Trainee Solicitor. She is originally from North Lincolnshire but moved to Bournemouth in 2012 with her family, she attended sixth form at Queen Elizabeth’s in Wimborne. She then went on to do her Law Degree at Bournemouth University and returned to the North where she lived and worked in Sheffield as a Paralegal whilst completing her Legal Practice Course (LLM) part-time in Leeds.
Previous to joining Frettens she was a Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Paralegal in London, until she decided to make the move back to Bournemouth.
- Assisting with the drafting of security documentation, including deed of release, debentures and loan note instruments to facilitate funding of c.£1.3m, dealing with completion and managing post-completion filings.
- Drafting paperwork to facilitate a company re-organisation for a retail company.
- Assisting with the sale of our client’s shareholding in a company in the IFA sector including dealing with disclosure, reviewing the share purchase agreement and reviewing draft ancillary documents.
- Drafting a bespoke sole sales agency agreement for a client in the private healthcare sector.
In Olivia's spare time, she and her partner love to go for walks either at the beach or in the countryside with their two French Bulldogs (Ralph and Maya). She also enjoys going to different restaurants for meals and drinks with family and friends.