Oliver Wooding

Year of Call: 2009

Inn: Middle Temple

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Clear and concise with his advice and drafting, with an imaginative yet practical approach to cases.”

Legal 500,  2021
Chancery, Probate & Tax

Oliver acts for and advises landowners and farming tenants in a wide range of agricultural and rural affairs matters, and other incidental legal disputes.

Recent cases include:

  • Defending a claim for possession of land whether the existence of a 1986 Act tenancy or FBT was in issue.
  • Advising on the operation of an option to purchase farmland.
  • Advising on and acting in the matter of a disputed Estate consisting of an ongoing farm business in Cornwall.

He also advised on potential challenges to decisions made by the RPA and has been involved with a negligence claim against land agents involving delayed submissions for BPS payments.

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

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)