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Olivia Southall


+61 2 4243 3500


What Our Clients Say

I was extremely happy with the work done by Olivia and appreciate all of her help and support during this time. 

Olivia was very accommodating regarding our circumstances, she showed empathy and kindness which was really appreciated. 

Olivia was extremely helpful and cheerful throughout the process of my house sale.

I would like to thank the Kells team especially Olivia Southall for assisting me with my needs in making my Will. I am very happy with the outcome and will continue using your services in the future. I will also be recommending your team. 

I would like to thank Olivia Southall and Angelique Bulliman for their assistance in defending my mother’s estate. They are a credit to Kells as nothing was a problem for them in assisting through my legal matter.  

The service provided by Kells from our initial contact in 2011 to November 2020 from all the staff was nothing short of excellent. All our family members were very happy with your service.

We would like to thank Olivia for making our Wills process easy and for her thoughtfulness towards us. We are so pleased to have found a legal office that we will be able to use in the future and recommend to family and friends. 

Olivia was extremely helpful and ensured that we had all the information required for making informed decisions regarding our Wills, Power of Attorney and Guardian. Prompt and efficient service. Highly recommend. 

Olivia Southall and the staff at Kells’ Thirroul office are excellent! We have dealt with many law firms during our lifetime and rate Olivia and the staff as the best in the business.

Olivia dealt quickly and systematically with all matters relating to the sale and purchase of our properties and was a delight to work with. 

Thank you very much for helping to steer me through “unchartered” waters. It has been greatly appreciated. 

Olivia has been fantastic with the selling of our family home and subsequent purchase of our next home. Will continue to use Kells. 

Good job Olivia! Felt like I was in good hands. 

Olivia was very responsive and approachable. She was knowledgeable and kept us well informed even though there were delays in our settlement. Thanks Olivia. 

Thank you for your assistance and I am very happy with the way you conducted your assistance, 100%. 

Thank you so much for everything you have done. It has been a very professional and seamless experience.

Thanks so much for all your wonderful help, support and guidance with the sale of our parents house. It was so reassuring to have you guiding us through the process and we deeply appreciate all your great work. Thanks so much. 


Olivia is a lawyer in our estate planning, commercial and property practices and manages our Thirroul office. Olivia grew up in Wollongong and is known for her inventive, compassionate and adventurous character.

What she does

Olivia provides clients with advice on deceased estate administrations, simple and complex estate planning and contested wills and family provision claims. She also assists clients on property transactions including buying and selling property and commercial law matters such as buying and selling business, leasing and other commercial transactions.

“Estate planning is an essential part of life to ensure that your business, family and potential beneficiaries are adequately protected. My clients are often experiencing one of the most difficult times in their life, and it is rewarding to be able to help them through it. I am by nature a compassionate person and enjoy helping clients receive the best outcome.”

Who Olivia acts for

Her clients include a diverse range from small to large businesses, families and individuals.

Community Involvement

Olivia provides pro-bono assistance through her involvement in community Wills days with the Salvation Army, Wesley Mission and Australian Cancer Research Foundation.


Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in psychology) from the University of Wollongong, a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and is admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Olivia is also a member of the law society of New South Wales.

Life Outside Kells

Olivia thoroughly enjoys socialising with her friends, loves to spend quality time with her family and likes to keep fit by being a regular visitor to her local gym. She also likes to travel and discover new places, even if it’s a new local coffee shop.


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