Ms Olivia West > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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Olivia completed a specialist family law pupillage in October 2021 under the supervision of Leonie Caplan. During pupillage Olivia has experienced the full spectrum of family law cases including public law, private children and financial remedy work. Accordingly, Olivia accepts instructions in all of the aforementioned areas of family law.

Prior to commencing pupillage Olivia undertook an internship at the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Olivia was assigned to the family law Conventions and legislative projects, where she worked on international instruments governing divorce, maintenance, child protection and adoption, as well as the Parentage/Surrogacy Project.  She also further assisted the Bureau’s expert and working groups.

Olivia holds an undergraduate degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Bristol. Olivia completed the BPTC, as well as her Graduate Diploma in Law, at BPP University. She was awarded the Benefactors’ Scholarship by The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.