Oliver Woodhouse > Capital Law Limited > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Capital Law Limited
CF10 4AZ

Work Department

Commercial Disputes


Oliver is an Associate in our Financial Services team specialising in regulatory and insurance work. 

Oliver provides commercial regulatory advice to a range of financial services, insurance and technology-focused clients.

He has significant experience in the InsurTech and FinTech sectors, and also works for a range of more traditional financial service businesses. He is also building a specialism in Cryptoasset regulation.

Expertise includes: managing business-critical regulatory projects; preparing applications for FCA authorisation; Brexit contingency planning and project-managing overseas regulatory submissions; supporting clients to launch innovative regulated products; providing technical advice on the UK’s regulatory perimeter including FCA and PRA rules and EU regulation; supporting businesses with regulatory aspects of corporate transactions; drafting of TOBAs, IPIDs, outsourcing agreements, compliance manuals and other regulatory agreements.

Oliver is a member of the Crypto Asset Professional Advisory Group (CAPAG) and was part of the Capital Law team that won “Best Advisory Firm of the Year” at the FinTech Awards Wales 2019/2020.

“You took the time to understand what we were trying to achieve and then executed on the brief, quickly and efficiently. As with most high growth start ups, speed is always of the essence, so we needed a law firm to respond quickly.”

Graeme Dean, Head of Insurance, Cover Genius


  • Associate, Capital Law Limited (May 2020)
  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (May 2018 – April 2020)
  • Solicitor, Gateley Plc (Aug 2017 – May 2018)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Gateley Plc (Aug 2015 – Aug 2017)


  • The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Crypto Assets Professional Advisory Group (CAPAG)


  • University of Law: LPC (2014 – 2015)
  • Birmingham City University: Bachelor of Laws LLB (2011 – 2014)