Oliver Jones


Year of Call: 2014

“…razor sharp, very strong technically, tactically astute and always has his eye on the wider commercial context.”

Client

Practice Overview

Oliver practises across Chambers' core areas of commercial chancery work, with a particular emphasis on civil fraud, commercial litigation, and contentious probate. He appears regularly in the High Court and County Court, both led and in his own right, and has a busy paper practice.

Oliver's recent work includes acting as part of a team of five barristers from Serle Court (led by Elizabeth Jones QC; instructed by Farrer & Co) representing Sir Owen Glenn KNZM ONZM and Kea Investments Limited in their successful claims to set aside a number of transactions for deceit and/or unlawful inducement, and to be entitled to recover secret profits. The trial of the action took place over 12 weeks in May – July 2017 (Glenn v Watson [2018] EWHC 2016 (Ch). Consequentials were dealt with in September 2018.

Before coming to the Bar, Oliver spent four years working as a management consultant in the financial services, energy, and public sectors.

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Serle Court hosted another very successful International Trusts and Commercial Litigation conference, this year taking place at the InterContinental New... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - New York - Update

    As we announced earlier this year, Serle Court’s International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference will take place... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    Judgment of the Supreme Court in Ilott v Mitson

    Location: Serle Court Read More

Education & Qualifications

Kaplan Law School: BPTC (Outstanding; first in the year).

Kaplan Law School: Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction; third in the year).

University of Leeds: BA (Hons), International History and Politics (First Class; first in the year).

Scholarships and Prizes

Hubert Greenland Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Lord Brougham Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn
Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn  
Best Student Prize, Kaplan Law School 

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Serle Court hosted another very successful International Trusts and Commercial Litigation conference, this year taking place at the InterContinental New... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - New York - Update

    As we announced earlier this year, Serle Court’s International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference will take place... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    Judgment of the Supreme Court in Ilott v Mitson

    Location: Serle Court Read More