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Olivia Cook is an associate based in London.
She has experience of advising on the environmental, health and safety and planning aspects of sales, acquisitions and refinancings; on legal health and safety compliance reviews of UK-based and global companies, in particular with regard to COVID-19; and EU and UK product labelling and safety requirements for various product types.
Olivia trained with the firm and qualified in March 2020.
- qualified in England & Wales 2020
- Advising an engineering company on the environmental and health and safety aspects of the purchase of multiple mining sites around the world
- Advising a global manufacturer on the decommissioning requirements applicable to its assets in the UK for the purpose of determining its asset retirement obligations
- Advising on the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) obligations of an investment bank and financial services company with regard to its UK entities
- Advising on the preparation of certificates of title for Civitas care homes
- Preparing certificates of title for the refinancing of a major supermarket in two locations
- Advising residents on potential enforcement action regarding the development of a number of neighbouring properties
- Advising a property company regarding the removal of public telephone boxes outside the company's development
Health & Safety experience
- Advising on the health and safety obligations of an employer towards its employees and workers in multiple jurisdictions around the world in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, including advice on risk assessments and consultation with regard to working from home and returning to the office
- Assisting with an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive into a RIDDOR classed 'dangerous occurrence' after the release of hyrdocarbons from a plant
Product Liability experience
- Advising on the potential product liability of an EU company providing e-commerce fulfilment services for products manufactured in the United States
- Advising on the product regulatory requirements for a retailer regarding antimicrobial / chemically treated apparel