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Our Team

Dotun Ogunfolu LL.B (Hons), B.L, LL.M

Dotun Ogunfolu is the firm’s Principal. He graduated from the University of Lagos in Nigeria (LL.B) and enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Via the QLTT route, he successfully enrolled as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales working for and with several law firms before establishing Olives Solicitors in 2016.

He also completed the University of London (IALS) LL.M in International Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation and Economic Law (ICGFREL). He brings with him vast wealth of experience in dealing with various areas of law with detailed attention to client care and achieving the best results for all cleints

Theresa Holden LL.B, LL.M

I am a trainee solicitor at Olives and due to qualify in September 2020 after completing my LPC at the University of Law (Moorgate).

My route to becoming a solicitor has been a long and varied one, but my whole career since leaving University over 20 years ago has been based in the legal sector.

I have worked as a Legal Clerk, Junior and Senior Paralegal both in solicitor’s offices and Barristers Chamber’s and even ran my own Paralegal company practicing in the realms of Criminal, Civil, Housing, Private Cab Licensing and Private Client Law, but I have now focused predominately on Matrimonial, Criminal and Civil Law. I am very honoured to be part of Olives, as I was lucky enough to join the team from the Firm’s inception in 2016.

Sotira Ellen Georgiou

Sotira studied at the College of Law London and completed her training in London. She was admitted as solicitor in February 1976,

Sotira joined a local firm in Eastbourne in 1976 for four years. In 1980 she took over the management of Niedermayer and Dalton.

In 1990 she became the sole principal of the firm and changed the name to Daltons Solicitors and the office moved to The Avenue premises in June 2003.

She continued in general practise until June 2021, when after many years of being a sole practitioner she sold her practise to Olives Solicitors Limited, trading as Daltons Solicitors and remains as a Consultant at 16 the Avenue Eastbourne.

Sotira has considerable experience and specialises in all aspects of residential and commercial conveyancing both freehold and leasehold transactions and the sale of commercial businesses and premises.

She is a member of solicitors for The Elderly and is also highly experienced in dealing with wills, the administration of estates and the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney. She offers a sympathetic and friendly understanding to her clients at often what are difficult and stressful times

She is professional, efficient and approachable. She enjoys spending time with her friendsandfamily, especially her grandchildren, reading, travelling.

She is also a former President of the Eastbourne Law Society.

She is fluent in Greek.