Oliver Hyams

Called to the Bar 2012

Oliver is an experienced commercial barrister who specialises in insolvency, civil fraud and asset recovery, and cases relating to companies, joint ventures and trusts. He is recommended for Insolvency in The Legal 500.

Oliver has particular expertise in cases involving allegations of wrongdoing and dishonesty by directors, trustees and other fiduciaries as well as high value, international shareholder disputes.

Oliver is a formidable advocate who appears regularly in the High Court and the Court of Appeal, both on his own account and as part of large legal teams. He has recently appeared as a junior in two complex commercial appeals in the Court of Appeal: LA Micro [2023] EWCA Civ 214 and Floreat [2023] EWCA Civ 440. He prides himself on providing clear, practical and commercial advice.

Oliver was appointed as a member of the Insolvency Rules Committee in October 2022 and has recently been involved in reviewing new special administration rules for the nuclear sector.

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