Sarah O’Brien

Office

Liverpool

Department

Medical Negligence

Position

Solicitor

About Sarah

I began my career at EAD as a Paralegal in the Equal Pay department, before becoming a Trainee Solicitor. Upon qualification and to date I have worked within the Employment Law department.  On a day-to-day basis I am predominately involved in providing advice to Trade Union Officers and client’s in relation to unlawful deductions from wages, unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, redundancy and discrimination. I also regularly advise clients in relation to compromise agreements.

Education

I studied at Leeds University and graduated with a BA Hons degree in European Politics.  Following graduation I chose to convert my degree to Law and I studied the GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) and then the LPC (Legal Practice Course) at the College of Law in Chester.

Greatest Professional Achievement

To date my greatest professional achievement has been qualifying as a solicitor in to the Employment Department at EAD.

Greatest Personal Achievement

My greatest personal achievement was spending two years teaching English in Tokyo, Japan after finishing my University degree.

After Work

When I’m not in the office I like to travel, make accessories, see friends and have a glass of wine!