Hogan Lovells Extends Paralympic Commitment by Partnering With Gold Medalist Ollie Hynd

LONDON, 23 June 2015 - Hogan Lovells, Official Legal Services Provider to the British Paralympic Association (BPA), has announced a partnership with Paralympic swimmer Ollie Hynd.

Twenty year old Ollie, from Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, swims in the S8 classification and has medal hopes for the Rio 2016 Paralympics, having already won gold in the SM8 200m individual medley at the London 2012 Paralympics.

Prior to the 2016 Games, Ollie will be competing in the IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow in July.

In his role as Hogan Lovells Paralympic Ambassador, Ollie will support a number of Hogan Lovells events and will provide a regular blog for fans to follow his progress in the run-up to Rio 2016.

Nicholas Cheffings, Chair, Hogan Lovells, said:
"For several years now we've been strong supporters of the BPA, its mission to make the UK the leading Paralympic nation, and its vision to inspire a better world for people with disabilities.

"Getting behind one of the ParalympicsGB team members is a natural extension of our commitment to providing legal advice to them between now and the end of 2016."

Richard Welfare, Hogan Lovells client partner for the British Paralympic Association, said:
"We're delighted to be sponsoring a star of the British Paralympic team. Ollie is a true inspiration and we're very excited to be welcoming him as our Paralympic Ambassador."

Ollie Hynd said:
"Having the backing of a global firm with a long history of supporting the BPA is a huge boost to my Rio 2016 campaign.

"It's great to know I have personal and practical support from everyone at Hogan Lovells and I'm looking forward to working with them."


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