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Dr Ann Olivarius, Founding Partner of AO Advocates, Awarded APIL Fellowship Accreditation

Dr Ann Olivarius, founder of AO Advocates, an international law practice specialising in sexual abuse personal injury cases, has been awarded the rank of Fellow by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) in recognition of her expertise in this area.

APIL award the Fellowship accreditation to experienced lawyers with a high level of technical expertise in personal injury law, including trial procedure, confirming that they are viewed as leaders in their field.

Dr Olivarius’ personal injury practice focuses on historic sexual abuse. 

I will always be grateful for your unwavering support of me. Equally, I will always be grateful for showing me how to find my voice and strength.

Title IX case against UCLA, client confidential

It was such a weight off our shoulders; suddenly somebody else with a lot more experience was managing the case.

Sandeep Mander, Mander v. Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

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Dr Celeste Kidd, Aslin et al v. University of Rochester et al

To get the result you got you must be as tough with your legal opposites as you are kind and understanding to your clients.

AOA client, confidential

Compared with other law firms I’ve worked with, no one matches the combination that McO has of experience, brilliance, ferocious fighting and deep empathy for their clients.

Dr Holly Atkinson, Atkinson et al v. Mount Sinai Health System, Inc. et al

Because my case could not bear public scrutiny, a very powerful institution used massive financial resources to try to crush me for asking for my disability rights. This was a huge mistake, as they didn’t know that I would obtain McO representation. I couldn’t ask for better representation.

Disability Rights client, confidential

I would like to say from bottom of my heart, thank you. Thank you to all the team. Now I can go and forget my former employer. God bless you all.

Unfair Dismissal client, confidential