McAllister Olivarius in the news

When a BBC Woman's Hour producer revealed her own uncomfortable experience it prompted a fierce debate between those who felt horrified and helpless and those who maintain people shouldn't snoop on their fellow passengers phones and ipads.

The Daily Mail and the Evening Standard were among those who looked to our Senior Partner Dr Ann Olivarius for her opinion on the issue.

The Sunday Times looks at the urgent problem of sexual harassment and assault at universities in the UK.

Dr Ann Olivarius advises the newspaper that legislation, compulsory consent classes and financial penalties are the only remedies that will bring about a change.

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Our Senior Partner Dr Ann Olivarius features in presenter Vogue Williams’ latest On The Edge documentary, which investigates the impact of online bullying, grooming and sextortion.

Described by The Independent as ‘difficult but necessary viewing’, the programme also focuses on our client Chrissy Chambers and her battle for justice in the civil courts after her ex-boyfriend posted revenge pornography online.

The Economist interviews Dr Ann Olivarius on a new law which requires all Minnesota freshmen to be given anti-rape training within the first 10 days of the school year.

Read the full story: The Economist: Campus Sexual Assault Re-Education

 

Dr Ann Olivarius was interviewed alongside Rachel Krys from End Violence Against Women on the day a new report from the Crown Prosecution Service reveals violent crimes against women in England and Wales have reached a record high.

While the number of prosecutions has also hit record levels, our Senior Partner explained why the new laws to protect women and girls from physical violence as well psychological control via social media don’t go far enough.