Olivia Halse

Olivia Halse

Trainee Solicitor

E: Olivia@matthewgold.co.uk

Olivia joined MG & Co as a paralegal in July 2016. She currently assists the London office with civil claims and public law challenges. In January 2017, Olivia will begin a training contract with the firm, her first seat will be in the Public Law and Community Care Department.

Olivia graduated with from Cardiff University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and History in 2012 where she received a 2:1. She then went on to achieve a distinction in the Graduate Diploma in Law in July 2016 from the University of Law Moorgate and is currently studying the Legal Practice Course part-time at the University of Law Bloomsbury which she will complete in June 2018.

Olivia is passionate about legal aid work and has previously volunteered with several legal aid firms and law centres practicing immigration, housing, family and criminal law.

Last year she took part in establishing the London Appeals Clinic at the University of Law which aided clients in preparing applications to the Criminal Cases Review Commission. She is also a member of the Amicus ALJ charity which provides support and representation for those facing the death penalty in the United States.

Previously Olivia has worked in mental healthcare, community preventative healthcare and community outreach.

Olivia Halse

Olivia Halse

Trainee Solicitor

E: Olivia@matthewgold.co.uk

Olivia joined MG & Co as a paralegal in July 2016. She currently assists the London office with civil claims and public law challenges. In January 2017, Olivia will begin a training contract with the firm, her first seat will be in the Public Law and Community Care Department.

Olivia graduated with from Cardiff University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and History in 2012 where she received a 2:1. She then went on to achieve a distinction in the Graduate Diploma in Law in July 2016 from the University of Law Moorgate and is currently studying the Legal Practice Course part-time at the University of Law Bloomsbury which she will complete in June 2018.

Olivia is passionate about legal aid work and has previously volunteered with several legal aid firms and law centres practicing immigration, housing, family and criminal law.

Last year she took part in establishing the London Appeals Clinic at the University of Law which aided clients in preparing applications to the Criminal Cases Review Commission. She is also a member of the Amicus ALJ charity which provides support and representation for those facing the death penalty in the United States.

Previously Olivia has worked in mental healthcare, community preventative healthcare and community outreach.