Oliver has appeared numerous times before the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and regularly works with or against silks from some of the top London sets. As a Solicitor-Advocate, Oliver holds higher rights of audience.
His recent work has included acting for a large financial institution involved in multi-billion dollar Cayman insolvency proceedings, and advising creditors, shareholders and liquidators in a number of Cayman insolvencies. Oliver has also been heavily engaged in a number of Cayman cases involving shareholder dissent rights.
Oliver is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Restructuring and Corporate Recovery team. He has had conduct of member and creditor schemes of arrangements, advised large Asian financial institutions, funds and private equity on distressed positions in Cayman and BVI entities, and worked on fraud and asset tracing claims arising in the liquidation context.
Oliver relocated from Ogier's Cayman Islands office to Hong Kong in 2016, following a secondment to the Hong Kong office in the summer of 2015.
Prior to joining Ogier in 2009, Oliver trained and worked as a solicitor in Herbert Smith’s Litigation and Arbitration Division in London. During his six and a half years at Herbert Smith, Oliver worked in Hong Kong and undertook secondments to UBS and Credit Suisse.
He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) from the University of Bristol in 2001 and completed the Legal Practice Course at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice in 2002.
2014 - British Virgin Islands
2010 - Cayman Islands
2005 - England and Wales
Oliver is a Registered Foreign Lawyer regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.
- Cayman Islands Law Society
- Law Society of England and Wales
- Hong Kong Law Society (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association
- INSOL International