Olga is highly experienced in several key areas of law including commercial law, commercial property and data protection.

She is also a lecturer, tutor and examiner with the Law Society of Ireland, and consultant and editor and former lecturer with the Irish Tax Institute.

Experience

  • Advises international and domestic clients on data protection matters including data transfers, the General Data Protection Regulation, duties and obligations, data subject access requests, data breaches, direct marketing and e-Privacy.  
  • Advises real estate investors and property developers on all aspects of commercial, residential and industrial developments. 
  • Advises landlords and tenants of commercial and industrial units in negotiating and drafting commercial leases, surrenders, assignments, sub-leases and associated issues.
  • Advises and deals with commercial contracts, licences, transfer of undertakings, due diligence, issues arising in financing transactions and associated commercial law issues.
  • Advises a large international entity in connection with intellectual property and data protection issues.
  • Advises leading lending institutions, trustees and receivers in relation to asset management, due diligence, fixed asset and trading receiverships and bankruptcies (both domestic and foreign).  

Education

  • B.A. (Hons), LL.B (Hons), National University of Ireland, Galway, 1997.
  • Law Society of Ireland, admitted as a solicitor, 2000.
  • AITI Chartered Tax Adviser, Irish Tax Institute, 2001.
  • Diploma in E-Commerce, Law Society of Ireland, 2003.
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2003.
  • Diploma in Commercial Property, Law Society of Ireland, 2006 and 2016.
  • Master of Laws in Commercial Law (LLM) (Distinctions in all subjects), National University of Ireland, Dublin, 2006.
  • Diploma in Trusts and Estate Planning, Law Society of Ireland & Society for Trusts & Estate Practitioners, 2008.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Learning, Teaching and Assessment, DIT & Law Society of Ireland, 2011.
  • Diploma in Civil Litigation, Law Society of Ireland, 2011.
  • Law Society of England & Wales, admitted as a solicitor, 2012.
  • Registered Trade Mark Agent,  2012.
  • Certificate in Data Protection Practice, Law Society of Ireland, 2018.

Memberships 

  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Dublin Solicitors’ Bar Association 
  • Irish Tax Institute
  • Association of Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
  • Irish Centre for European Law 

Articles

New EU Trade Mark Reform

New Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform launched by the European Commission