Oliver Wooding

Year of Call: 2009

Inn: Middle Temple

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Oliver is a pleasure to work with and empathetic to client concerns and expectations in acrimonious probate disputes. ‘Oliver is a master at putting the client at ease and at explaining complex issues in clear layman’s terms.’ “

Chambers UK,  2020

Oliver has a specialist practice that focuses on wills and trusts, and real estate matters, and the overlap between them.  He is regularly instructed as an advocate, advisor, and mediator in a wide range of disputes.

Recent cases include:

  • Disputes over the validity of wills
  • Interpreting wills and trust documents
  • Removing executors
  • Claims under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Authorisation of gifts and other applications in the Court of Protection
  • Proprietary estoppel and co-habitee claims
  • Adverse possession
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Rights of way
  • Boundaries disputes.

He is a trained mediator and accepts direct access instructions.

Professional memberships:

  • ACTAPS (Associate Member)
  • STEP (Affiliate Member)
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Agricultural Law Association
  • Court of Protection Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • BA (Hons) Modern History (Oxon.)
  • M.St Modern History (History of the United States of America) (Oxon.)
  • GDL (City)
  • Exhibitioner of Lincoln College, Oxford (2003-2005)
  • Scholarship from the Rhodes Trust (2003)
  • Queen Mother Scholar
  • Harmsworth Entrance Exhibitioner of Middle Temple (2007-2009)