Oliver Wooding

Year of Call: 2009

Inn: Middle Temple

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Oliver is a really good advocate and has got a presence that makes clients take him seriously, as well as judges. ‘Extremely helpful and approachable, and his advice is clear and thorough.’ “

Chambers UK,  2021

Oliver is a trained mediator and experienced mediation counsel who deals with a whole range of legal disputes, but in particular contentious probate, trusts, and real estate disputes. He offers a practical and friendly approach that encourages parties, even in fiercely contested matters, to take advantage of the mediation process in order to settle their disputes and avoid the stress, effort, and costs of trial.

Oliver trained with the London School of Mediation. Although based in the South West, he attends mediations throughout the country and has undertaken mediation by telephone.

His recent experience includes:

  • Mediations of claims under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Challenges to wills and lifetime gifts
  • Proprietary estoppel/constructive trust claims
  • Lease renewal

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)