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Dr Olivarius received an OBE and appointed as an honorary King’s Counsel (The Global Legal Post)

Legal community prominent in UK 2023 New Year Honours list

Lawyers across the country recognised for contributions in areas including diversity and inclusion and medical research.


Litigator Dr Ann Olivarius received an OBE for services to justice, women and equality. Qualified in both the UK and the United States, Olivarius is the co-founder of civil litigation boutique McAllister Olivarius and represents victims of sexual harassment, child sexual abuse and discrimination at work. 

Her award follows her appointment as an honorary King’s Counsel in the 2022 awards round alongside legal luminaries such as Professor Richard Susskind, which were announced just before Christmas when the main list of practising KC appointments was also announced.