Oliver joined Stevens & Bolton in 2008 and is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution department.
He acts for a range of corporate, insurer and individual clients in commercial litigation and arbitration matters, particularly in those involving the IT, engineering and aviation sectors. He also acts in claims arising in personal or corporate insolvency. Recent cases on which Oliver has acted include an international ICC arbitration pursuant to a sale of goods contract in the oil and gas industry and an international IT dispute concerning the supply of consulting, hardware and managed services in the retail industry.
An avowed technophile, Oliver takes great interest in the potential applications for the use of technology in society, commerce and legal practice. He is a member of the Society of Computers and Law and part of its Technology Futures and Artificial Intelligence sub-committees. He is also an associate member of R3, the insolvency professionals’ association.
Oliver read French and German at Worcester College, Oxford, and is practice manager for Stevens & Bolton’s international practice group for Germany. Oliver is also a board member of the German British Forum, an organisation established in 1995 to reinforce and promote pivotal political and business relationships, education and social exchange between Germany and Britain.