Mr Oliver Millington > Chambers of Jacob Levy QC > London, London > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Jacob Levy QC
9 Gough Square


The focus of Oliver’s family practice is on public law proceedings in which he represents local authorities, parents, extended family members and children via their guardians. He is regularly instructed in cases concerning serious inflicted injury, sexual abuse, radicalisation and complex mental health issues. Oliver is used to dealing with international issues concerning jurisdiction and placements abroad. He is regularly instructed in private law disputes, in particular where there are allegations of serious physical or sexual abuse, cases involving intractable hostility and where the children are separately represented. Oliver has a particular interest in the law relating to ‘alternative’ families and surrogacy.


Co-author of The PLO Explained, a practitioners’ handbook to the Public Law Outline published by 9 Gough Square (First and Second editions).


Called in 2003. Tenant at 9 Gough Square since 2005.


Family Law Bar Association and Association of Lawyers for Children.


Postgraduate Diploma in Law, College of Law; BA (Hons) Modern Languages (Oxon)

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Oliver Millington

9 Gough Square

A fantastic litigator, he is reliable, presents cases very clearly, and has excellent client skills.