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our team
 

AO Advocates Senior Advisor and Counsel, Jeff Anderson, has 25 years of experience in the United States obtaining civil justice for thousands of victims of clergy sex abuse.  His vast experience is combined with the UK and international legal expertise of Berkshire-based solicitors Ann Olivarius, Jef McAllister, Georgina Calvert-Lee and Julie Taberer.  At AO Advocates we have extensive experience in civil litigation and historic sexual abuse cases.  We have successfully brought claims against a number of high-profile institutions, including leading UK independent schools, the Jehovah's Witnesses and the Catholic Church.

 
Dr Ann Olivarius   Managing Partner

Dr Ann Olivarius

Managing Partner

Dr Jef McAllister   Partner

Dr Jef McAllister

Partner

Jeff Anderson   Senior Advisor and Counsel

Jeff Anderson

Senior Advisor and Counsel

 
Georgina Calvert-Lee   Head of UK Practice and Senior Counsel

Georgina Calvert-Lee

Head of UK Practice and Senior Counsel

Julie Taberer   Head of Department and Senior Associate

Julie Taberer

Head of Department and Senior Associate

 
Honza Cervenka   Trainee Solicitor

Honza Cervenka

Trainee Solicitor

Shereen Kulczynska   Associate

Shereen Kulczynska

Associate

Kelsey Murrell   Trainee Solicitor

Kelsey Murrell

Trainee Solicitor

 
Emily McArthur   Senior Legal Analyst

Emily McArthur

Senior Legal Analyst

Ksenia Angelova   Senior Legal Analyst

Ksenia Angelova

Senior Legal Analyst

Shannon Moore   Legal Analyst

Shannon Moore

Legal Analyst

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

 
Ava Cook   Practice Manager

Ava Cook

Practice Manager

Pamela Kinnard   Facilities Manager

Pamela Kinnard

Facilities Manager

 
 
Marina Kosheleva   Finance Manager

Marina Kosheleva

Finance Manager

Laura Lamond   Administrative Assistant

Laura Lamond

Administrative Assistant