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Olivia Allen

Trainee Solicitor

Olivia Allen is a trainee solicitor in the Complaints and Actions against Public Authorities and Family departments and is based in our Finchley Office.

About Olivia

Olivia initially joined Guile Nicholas for work experience in the Actions against the Police Department in 2018. She is now working full-time as a trainee solicitor in the Family and Actions Against the Police departments.


  • LPC – University of Law (2018-2019)
  • GDL – University of Law (2017-2018)
  • English Literature and Drama – University of East Anglia (2006-2009)
  • Art Foundation – Wimbledon College of Arts (2005-2006)


  • GN Law Trainee Solicitor (March 2021 – March 2023)
  • GN Law Paralegal Court of protection: (July 2019-March 2021)
  • GN Law Work Experience Actions against the Police: (Oct 2018-June 2019)
  • Citizens Advice Gateway Assessor: (Oct 2017-Sept 2018)
  • Harris Academies EAL Co-ordinator: (Jul 2015-Jul 2017)
  • Olivia Allen Language Tuition: (Sep 2014-Aug 2017)
  • The English Studio Language School: (July 2013-Feb 2015) 

Professional memberships

  • Human Rights Lawyers Association
  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers

Personal interests and activities

Olivia loves to travel and experiment cooking the new dishes she’s discovered, as well as indoor climbing and learning Spanish.

Recent Articles

A Standard Authorisation is used to lawfully deprive someone of their liberty in order to care for them. Can you challenge this? Is legal aid available?
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Olivia Allen considers a recent case that considers when drinking to excess is merely an unwise decision: London Borough of Tower Hamlets v PB [2020] EWCOP 34
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