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Experience and Expertise
Oliver has extensive experience of real property matters, including:
- Constructive/resulting trusts and proprietary estoppel claims;
- Boundary disputes;
- Adverse possession;
- Easements and rights of way;
- Restrictive covenants;
- Nuisance and tresspass;
- Complex and technical contract and conveyancing issues;
- Options and rights of pre-emption;
- Charges and mortgages, including setting aside transactions on the grounds of fraud, misrepresentation and undue influence; and
- Land registration issues, including restrictions and notices.
Cases and Work of Note
- Boulton & Ors v Condliffe [2015 –]. High Court. Acted for numerous claimants in a complex piece of litigation concerning the beneficial interest in domestic and commercial properties in Cornwall;
- Re M Deceased (2015). Advised in relation to the the devolution of the benefit and burden of a right of pre-emption to purchase a cottage with development potential;
- Re C (2014). Advised in relation to adverse possession and easements over a ransom strip attached to a development of land;
- Prill v Perilly (2012). Acted for Claimant in relation to claims for trespass and nuisance caused by flooding resulting from the landscaping of neighbouring property, as well as the movement of a boundary fence.
- Haq v Island Homes  EWCA Civ 805;  2 P&CR 17. Acted for the claimant in a successful claim, where, following a 4 day trial, the Court granted a long lease of a supermarket on the Isle of Dogs on the basis of a commercial context proprietary estoppel. Instructed on the defendant’s successful 2 day appeal before the CoA;
- Re A Company (2011). Advised in relation to repudiation of an agreement for a lease of commercial premises and the obligations under various covenants;
- Re Woodlands (2009). Advised in relation to enforceability of shooting rights;
- Tamaro v W’Dher (2009). Acted for claimant in relation to claim for vehicular access and parking rights;
- Stratford v Knight (2008). HM Land Adjudicator. Acted for respondent in relation to an application to be registered as proprietor by reason of adverse possession;
- Yewbelle Ltd v London Green Developments Ltd. & Anor  EWCA Civ 475;  1 P&CR 17. The case concerned implied terms as to obtaining planning permission in a contract for the sale of land. Petition for leave to appeal to the House of Lords was refused.