All paintings by Arthur Williams (11/12 years old)
Hong Kong 2012
England & Wales 2003
Olivia is one of the founder partners of Wellington Legal.
She is an experienced litigation solicitor who has worked in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. She
enjoys the buzz of litigation and her practice focuses on contentious work.
Olivia has acted in litigation matters covering a wide variety of areas, including complex property
ownership disputes; director and shareholder disputes; oral and written contract disputes; fraud cases;
injunction proceedings; debt recovery; insolvency and bankruptcy.
She is a Fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and has acted as counsel in arbitration.
She was appointed as an Arbitrator of Guangzhou Arbitration Commission in September 2020.
Olivia is also experienced in personal injury and fatal accident claims. She is a contributing author for
LexisNexis Advance Practical Guidance and was an editor for Wolters Kluwer’s PrimeLaw Hong Kong
For criminal defence, Olivia successfully defended cases which attracted media attention.
In September 2018, Olivia was appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Beijing Normal University.
She is the Chair of the Women Business Lawyers Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association (“IPBA”).
Olivia graduated with a law degree (LL.B.)(Hons) from Queen Mary University of London and completed
her Legal Practice Course (LPC) from the University of Exeter. She qualified as a solicitor in England &
Wales in 2003 and Hong Kong in 2012.
Prior to establishing Wellington Legal, Olivia has worked for several top tier firms in the UK, a leading
local firm in Hong Kong and as in-house counsel for a listed financial company.
Olivia is native in English and Cantonese. Conversational in Mandarin.
Fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)
Arbitrator of Guangzhou Arbitration Commission since 2020
Adjunct Professor of Beijing Normal University
Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
The Law Society of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Solicitors Indemnity Fund
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Hong Kong Youth Entrepreneur Association Vice-chair since 2020