Inquests & Public Inquiries
He has extensive experience advising in connection with and appearing for interested parties in inquests and public inquires.
- His ability to combine cross-examination of the highest calibre whilst keeping a keen eye on the client’s needs have seen him instructed in highly sensitive cases across the country.
- He is presently instructed in the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry which is considering allegations of prosecutorial misconduct in the handling of historic child abuse allegations.
Southern Cross Inquest
Oliver represented the Insurance Company.
The operators of a care home in West Sussex, which was said to have been one of the worst examples of its kind, were an interested party to the inquest conducted into the deaths of 19 elderly residents.
Independent Jersey Care Inquiry
Oliver is representing the Law Officers’ Department.
The Law Officers Department are one of the interested parties appearing at the public inquiry which is examining the allegations of abuse of children whilst in care on the island.
Iraq Historic Abuse
Oliver is representing the Defence.
The MoD faces 196 combined judicial reviews in respect of the failure to investigate and prosecute allegations of torture of Iraqi nationals at the hands of British soldiers.
“He courts high market esteem as one of the best juniors in the field.” – Chambers & Partners UK