Olivia Pike

Year of Call: 2008

Inn: Middle Temple

Olivia is incredibly user friendly. For clients, she is calm and reassuring, and helps the clients to feel comfortable with the direction their case is taking.”

Legal 500,  2022
CHILD LAW (PUBLIC AND PRIVATE)

Olivia acts on behalf of local authorities, parents, extended family members, interveners and children (separately or by their Guardians) in public law cases.

She has expertise in cases involving the representation of vulnerable parents, including those with learning disabilities and mental health conditions; allegations of sexual abuse (including historic abuse), non-accidental injury, domestic abuse and chronic neglect; placement order applications, including revocation of placement orders; and adoption order applications, including permission to oppose the making of adoption orders and cases where adoptive placements have broken down.

Professional memberships:

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Middle Temple
  • Wales and Chester Circuit
  • Western Circuit

Qualifications & awards:

  • Bar Vocational Course (2008: Centre for Professional Legal Studies, Cardiff)
  • LLB Law (2004 – 2007: Cardiff University)
  • Queen Mother Scholar (Middle Temple: 2008)