Seb Oram

Seb Oram

Call 2007

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Seb is a Chancery, Commercial and Construction Law barrister. Typical areas in which he receives instructions include:


  • bringing and defending construction claims
  • professional negligence claims against construction professionals
  • disputes arising from interim certificates and final accounts
  • adjudications and their enforcement
  • advising in relation to disputes arising under the common-form contract suites (in particular JCT and NEC contracts)
  • party wall disputes and appeals

Chancery and Commercial

  • insolvency (personal and corporate)
  • company and partnership disputes
  • breach of trust and tracing claims
  • disputes about land (including contracts for sale, new-build developments, land registration and unregistered land)
  • mortgages and receivership
  • landlord and tenant (particularly commercial leases and renewals; and private sector residential tenancies)
  • sale of goods and financing agreements
  • commercial disputes and joint ventures

After reading law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, Seb completed an LL.M. (by research) at the University of Bristol, investigating the impact of European Community law on the investment practices of institutional investors.

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Chancery Bar Association
  • Member of TECBAR (Technology and Construction Bar Association)
  • Member of the Society of Construction Law
  • Associate member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (“R3”).


April 10 2017:

Construction Law: Court of Appeal upholds decision on architects’ non-contractual duties by Seb Oram more

April 3 2017:

Commercial update: Professional negligence - Seb Oram revisits conveyancers’ scope of duty more

November 1 2016:

3PB Barristers' Commercial & Business Law Group brings you the Autumn Edition of its Legal Update Handout more

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Academic Qualifications

MA (Hons.) Law, Trinity Hall, Cambridge

LL.M., University of Bristol

Professional Bodies

  • Associate member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (“R3”)
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Member of the Society of Construction Law
  • Technology & Construction Bar Association (TECBAR)

Languages Spoken

  • French (Fluent)
  • Italian (Working)
  • Spanish (Fluent)