Oliver is a Partner in our Dispute Resolution team. Oliver has built up a wide ranging practice covering most areas of commercial litigation with a particular focus on shareholder disputes, claims against directors, directors’ disqualification, partnership disputes, professional negligence, product liability, transport and freight disputes, and construction. Clients appreciate his practical approach to problems, combining depth of legal knowledge with an awareness of their commercial needs and their desire for a cost effective solution.
Oliver is a specialist in contentious trusts and probate. In this respect he advises in relation to disputes arising in respect of the validity of wills, the administration of estates, and claims by disappointed beneficiaries under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. He also advises on issues arising in respect of the legal position of elderly and incapacitated individuals, including advising on the powers and duties of attorneys acting under a power of attorney and in connection with the appointment of a deputy.
For a number of years Oliver has also been a specialist in insolvency and business recovery. He advises companies and individuals on all aspects of insolvency and has acted for insolvency practitioners throughout the South East in the protection and realisation of assets for creditors.