Oliver Latham

Year of call:

2018

Education:

2013 - University College, Durham University - LLB (ranked 2nd/218 in preliminary honours)

2018 - BBP Law School London - BPTC Outstanding

Career:

2019 - Pupil at Dere Street Barristers, York and Newcastle

2020 - Tenant at Dere Street Barristers, York and Newcastle

2022 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers, Leeds

Awards:

2012 - MVision Internship Prize, Durham University

2013 - Grays Inn Bursary Award, Durham University

2016 - Anniversary Scholarship, London School of Economics and Political Science

2017 - Pro Bono Scholarship, BPP Law School

2017 - State School Scholarship, Middle Temple

2017 - Advocacy Scholarship, BPP Law school

2018 - Quater Finalist, Rosamund Smith Mooting Competition, Middle Temple

2019 - Certificate of Honour, Middle Temple

Oliver is happy to accept instructions in this area. Oliver had a prior career as an Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) and represented a number of incapacitated adults in best interest panel hearings. He was the only practising IMCA in the Medway Council in West Kent during the Summer of 2017 and covered the entirety of the case load during that period. Oliver also acted as the personal representative to care home residents who were deprived of their liberty and did not have a relative to act for them. Oliver was also a paralegal in the Court of Protection team at Leigh Day in London.