Oliver Wooding

Year of Call: 2009

Inn: Middle Temple

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He is hugely engaging and energetic on his clients’ behalf. He has got an empathy with people and with audiences because he gets it right in court and with the judge. ‘Clients appreciate his down-to-earth nature and ability to provide practical advice.’ “

Chambers UK,  2021

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)