Olivia Pike

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Olivia Pike

Practice Overview

Olivia is a family law specialist, having practised in that area throughout her career.

Her practice has a particular emphasis on public and private law Children Act proceedings, but also encompasses injunctive work. Olivia has a developing education law practise. She is content to accept instructions from members of the public on a direct access basis.

Notable and Reported cases

  • Family & Child Care

    In Public Law children cases, Olivia acts for Local Authorities, parents, children and interveners in cases involving sexual, physical and emotional abuse, substance misuse and neglect. Her experience includes cases involving applications for Placement Orders and Special Guardianship Orders.

    In the Private Law sphere, Olivia is frequently instructed to represent parents involved in section 8 disputes involving allegations of physical and sexual abuse, risk of abduction, emotional harm, implacable hostility and parental alienation. Olivia regularly conducts fact finding hearings involving allegations of serious abuse perpetrated against both adults and children.

    Olivia often acts for parties involved in applications for Occupation and Non Molestation Orders.

  • Education

    Olivia provides advice and representation in all education law matters, including special educational needs, admissions and exclusions and disability discrimination claims. She accepts instructions directly from parents and is frequently instructed to appear on behalf of Local Education Authorities.

    Olivia has delivered lectures and training on a wide range of education law topics.

  • Public Access

    Olivia is happy to accept instructions on a direct access basis. Please email clerks@30parkplace.co.uk for further information, including a fee quote.

  • Education & Qualification
    • Cardiff University LLB Law 2004 – 07
    • Cardiff University BVC 2007 - 08
  • Awards
    • Middle Temple Queen Mother Scholarship 2007 (outstanding student)
  • Related News
    • Speaker at 30 Park Place’s Education Law conference 2015
    • Speaker at 30 Park Place’s Education Law conference 2014