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Olivia Allen

Solicitor

Olivia Allen is a solicitor in the Court of Protection and Family Law departments and is based in our Finchley Office.

About Olivia

Please note that Olivia is currently on a sabbatical until 22 July, 2024.

Olivia initially joined GN Law in October 2018 for work experience in the Actions against the Police department. Olivia then worked as paralegal in the Court of Protection department in July 2019, before moving to Housing, Family Law and Claims Against Public Authorities as a trainee solicitor in March 2021. After qualifying in March 2023, Olivia joined our Court of Protection and Family departments.

Education

  • 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)

Career

  • GN Law, Solicitor (March 2023-present)
  • GN Law, Trainee Solicitor (2021-2023)
  • GN Law, Paralegal (2019-2021)
  • GN Law, Work Experience (2018-2019)
  • Citizens Advice Gateway Assessor (2017-2018)
  • Harris Academies EAL Co-ordinator (2015-2017)
  • Olivia Allen Language Tuition: (2014-2017)
  • The English Studio Language School (2013-2015) 

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

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that leaves victims questioning their own sanity, eroding their self-esteem and perpetuating a cycle of control and abuse.
Our People - Olivia Allen
The Court of Protection in the UK has the power to grant injunctions. But what is an injunction, and how does it relate to the Court of Protection?
Our People - Olivia Allen
Child abduction is when a person takes or sends a child under the age of 16 out of the UK without the consent of those with parental responsibility or consent from the court.
Our People - Olivia Allen
Is your ex-partner not letting you see your children as much as you want, or at all? Have you tried discussing this and negotiating, to no avail? It may be that the only way left for you is to apply to court to get an order to see your children.
Our People - Olivia Allen
There are three main options for arranging child maintenance payments with your ex-partner where you are NOT married, these are informal/family based agreements, using the Child Maintenance Service and through a court order.
Our People - Olivia Allen
Whilst, ideally, no child would be affected by a divorce or separation, the reality is very different. If you are struggling with your ex-partner in terms of agreeing who can see the children, when, and how, then the court could get involved to help decide the issue.
Our People - Olivia Allen

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