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The Law Offices of Karen Olivier in Durban offers professional,
As Karen’s primary passion is Family Law, she insists on the upholding of the rights of minor children, and the rights of a spouse or a partner in a relationship. Being a senior family law attorney, she executes the preserving of rights with precision,
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Karen is a senior attorney and her area of
Additionally, Karen maintains that we all have a voice, whether it be the muffled voice of an abused child or the silent protestations of an oppressed spouse. Every one of us is entitled to be heard loud and clear.
Karen and her support staff pride themselves in providing sound and specialized legal advice to the firm’s clients, by way of a knowledgeable and hands-on approach. The focus is on ensuring that the individual is emotionally supported, and expertly guided through the turmoil of the family dispute embroiling them.
On a personal note, in Karen’s spare time, she gardens, listens to music and relaxes with nature, be it observing the swirls of the ocean or marvelling the swoop of an eagle
Benita Dass is a successful graduate of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, having obtained her Bachelor of Laws Degree in April 2015. She accomplished her two years of Articles with the Law Offices of Karen
Benita was inspired to dive into the field of Law from a young age, as she was intrigued as to how the world around her was governed and controlled. Benita found herself being led to
In Benita’s spare time, she can be found spending time with her family, lost in a pile of books, or soaking up the sun.
Carey-Anne Sarah Dunn
Carey-Anne Sarah Dunn graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal on the 11th of April 2014 with a Bachelor of Laws. She successfully completed two years of articles and was then admitted as an attorney of the High Court in 2016.
Carey-Anne has always had a keen interest in law. From a very young
Even Carey-Anne’s pastimes reflect her love for the law, as she enjoys reading courtroom dramas and watching TV series based on the legal profession. When not immersing herself in all things law-related, Carey-Anne enjoys going to the beach as well as abseiling.
Trish has practiced Deceased Estates and Wills Law for over twenty years, using her studies in Banking Trustee Law to her advantage. She has worked in this field in Durban, Johannesburg
She is enthusiastic about Estates and has an empathetic nature towards her clients. Trish prides herself in her ability at winding up estates with professionalism and speed. Her experience and expertise
Outside of her profession, Trish is a keen gardener, does beading and
Jeannie Louw has an impressive list of accolades, including a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Nursing), a Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing, a Diploma in Trauma and Emergency Nursing, as well as
Jeannie is currently serving articles as a candidate attorney under Principal Karen Olivier. Jeannie’s passion for helping people lead her into her first career as a Professional Nurse and it has assisted her in the field of law. Her interest in law stems from multiple encounters with people whose legal rights were
On the weekends, Jeannie can be found hiking and discovering the beautiful nature KZN has to offer with her teenage son.
Thashliya Ramsahai graduated from the University of
Since her childhood, Thashliya has been interested in the law, and specifically in the way the law has an impact on the people around her. Since joining the firm, Thashliya has developed an inspired interest in Family Law and is passionate about ensuring the rights of others are well-protected in all circumstances.
Kerry obtained her Bachelor of Law from the University of South Africa in 2018 and is currently completing her Articles of Clerkship at The Law Offices of Karen Olivier. Kerry plans on being admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2019.
Kerry has an unwavering interest in criminal and family law. She effectively
Kerry’s relaxation time mostly consists of swimming, singing with her band and reading novels.
Thank you to Law Offices of Karen Olivier for their professional and expert legal representation, which resulted in the speedy resolution of a custody dispute that had previously caused much distress over a period of time to both us and my minor children. The emotional guidance of Karen and her team supported us through the court process. We are happy to announce that a Court Order was granted which ensures that my minor children’s’ best interests are upheld. I can now sleep with ease at night. I have no hesitation in recommending the Law Offices of Karen Olivier to any person who might have a custody or access dispute.Warren & Vivienne