Olivia Shenton-Taylor

Contact details

01865 253265

Olivia is an Associate in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution division covering general commercial litigation and contentious probate.

Main areas of practice

Olivia advises clients in relation to commercial matters including contractual disputes.

She also advises on a wide range of contested probate matters including disputed Wills, trusts and estates. Olivia advises beneficiaries, executors and trustees.


Olivia’s clients are both corporate bodies and individuals.


Olivia is studying towards her Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) qualification.  Olivia has also provided pro bono legal advice through the Citizens Advice Bureau on a range of matters.



Olivia graduated from Durham University with a BSc Natural Sciences degree before gaining her law degree and legal practice certificate from the University of Law in Guildford.

Prior to training with a firm in Buckinghamshire, Olivia gained experience in family law, international marine and trade, commercial litigation and property ligitation in firms in Guildford and Rotherham.

Olivia joined Blake Morgan in September 2017.

Contact details

01865 253265

  • Member of the BB&O Incorporated Law Society

Insights by Olivia


30 July - Olivia Shenton-Taylor

The recent case of Miles v Shearer shows the difficulties that adult children may face when making an Inheritance Act claim, even where the estate is substantial.

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7 April - Olivia Shenton-Taylor

With the coronavirus pandemic throwing uncertainty upon a variety of factors including guest attendance, catering and venues, aside from the disappointment and emotional impact, it is important to review your...

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26 July - Olivia Shenton-Taylor

In Guest v Guest [2019] the High Court dealt with a proprietary estoppel claim, brought whilst the parties were still alive. The claimant, Andrew Guest, brought an action against his...

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