OLGA SHAJAKU (GASHI)
Olga is one of the few Russian solicitors to qualify in Ireland and set up a legal practice. She holds a Master’s Degree in Linguistics and a Diploma in Family Law from the Law Society of Ireland. She benefited from a multi-national training, both at a law firm in Dublin as well as in Moscow, Russia.Olga speaks English and Russian fluently.
A founding partner of MS Solicitors, Olga is an experienced advocate in a wide range of issues, with a special interest in business law and real estate in a cross-border context.
In 2007 Olga was awarded the title “Young Businesswoman of the Year” by Image Magazine and Brown Thomas. In the same year, she was also nominated in the Ernst and Young “Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year” category.
Olga does not believe in glass ceilings. She enjoys juggling her demanding work commitments with being a wife and busy mom of four. When she is not in court or boardroom, you will find her in her kitchen trying out a new recipe or walking narrow cobbled streets in Italy, enjoying “la dolce vita”!
She has a BSc in Management and Law from Dublin Institute of Technology and an advanced Diploma in Immigration and Asylum law from the Honourable Kings Inns.
Sinead has dealt with a vast array of cases from Criminal, Conveyancing, Successful Consitutional matters such as Article 40, Habeus Corpus applications. Since qualifying she has worked with FLAC in helping provide free legal advice. She is also on the board of directors of a number of local charities and deals with their Corporate Governance matters. She is also working closely with Caranua and the victims of Institutional abuse.
Sinead took the scenic route into Law, having spent 9 years working at the forefront of one of Europe’s largest Audio Visual Companies. When she’s not immersed in the law, she’s socialising with family and friends.