Oliver Wooding

Year of Call: 2009

Inn: Middle Temple

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Oliver is technically very astute and has a great bedside manner; he is empathetic and explains things in an understandable manner. He is really quick on his feet and is very bright. He is fantastic for the crossover with farming clients and is very user-friendly and great to work with.”

Chambers UK,  2022
real estate litigation

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)