Having read Politics at Newcastle, Oliver undertook a conversion course in Law in which he obtained a distinction. Prior to coming to the Bar, Oliver worked in a niche entertainment and media law firm carrying out a broad range of civil and commercial litigation.
Oliver is currently practising in most areas of Chambers' work with a particular emphasis in commercial and common law work including contract, sale of goods and employment.
Oliver has handled professional negligence cases relating to solicitors, builders, and architects, on behalf of both claimants and defendants, and is well versed in the particular issues relating to the quantification of damages and evaluation of "lost chances" which arise in such cases.
For more information see his specialist profiles.