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Olivia Toulson, Principal Associate

Olivia Toulson

Principal Associate

Practice areas

  • Employment law
  • Employment litigation and dispute resolution

Practice notes

Olivia qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and is a Principal Associate in our Employment Group. She has experience of employment tribunal litigation and her contentious workload includes unfair dismissal, whistleblowing, discrimination and executive terminations. She has advised on matters in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal.

Many of her clients are in the financial services, technology and transport and logistics sectors and she has experience dealing with litigious matters in regulated and unionised environments.

Olivia has particular experience in advising on difficult grievances, whistle blowing and restructuring. She handles compliance-related employment issues often in FCA regulated environments. As a member of our international employment practice group, Olivia also advises on international assignments and globally mobile employees.

Olivia has undertaken two secondments – the first to a global asset management company, where she acted as the sole employment lawyer responsible for the provision of employment law advice to the business across the US, Europe and Asia Pacific area and the second was to PayPal, where she provided advice and support on EMEA related employment issues.

As well as being an experienced employment trainer, Olivia is a champion within Eversheds for delivering employment law services in more innovative ways. Her innovation initiatives include designing an online employment contract and project management tool.