Oliver Blundell > Farrer & Co > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Farrer & Co
66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS
LONDON
WC2A 3LH
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Oliver is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Oliver advises corporate clients, institutions and individuals on a broad range of contentious matters. His work includes complex civil fraud, contractual and trust disputes, and often has an international element. He also handles regulatory investigations.

Career

Oliver is a member of the Commercial Litigation team within the Disputes department. Oliver deals with a broad range of disputes, usually from an early stage. While he is trained to find ways to avoid litigation wherever possible, most of his work is devoted to litigating complex High Court cases. Clients also benefit from his experience in mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Memberships

Oliver is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

With ‘an international arbitration practice that provides top-notch representation‘, Farrer & Co‘s commercial arbitration focus covers corporate, energy, financial services, construction and public procurement disputes. The practice also acts in investor-state arbitrations, art-related matters and sports disputes. Hendrik Puschmann is ‘a star arbitration lawyer and master tactician, whose knowledge of the field is encyclopaedic‘, Kate Allass‘ practice includes sports-related arbitration, and Oliver Blundell is the associate to note.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Farrer & Co‘s ‘really excellent‘ corporate and commercial litigation practice is regularly instructed in major disputes. It is a first port of call for clients in cases involving complex company structures and asset holdings, shareholder disputes and cross-border commercial contracts. Almost all of the practice’s work has an international dimension; recent highlights included matters spanning the Caribbean and Channel Islands, as well as the Middle East, Asia and Eastern Europe. Leading the firm’s commercial litigation team is Adrian Parkhouse, who has over 30 years of civil litigation experience. The group also includes Kate Allass, who has particular expertise in complex corporate and shareholder disputes. Jolyon Connell is noted for commercial disputes involving financial institutions, private banks and investment funds. Also integral to the department are commercial litigation specialists Ben Longworth and John WilkinsonIan De Freitas focuses on claims concerning data privacy, IP, IT and outsourcing issues. William Charrington and Blue Elliott are experienced senior associates, Victoria Atkins has ‘superb mastery of cases involving multiple jurisdictions‘ and Oliver Blundell is ‘a hard-working junior with good judgement‘.