Oliver Hyams > Gatehouse Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Gatehouse Chambers
1 Lady Hale Gate, Gray’s Inn
WC1X 8BS
England

Position

Oliver is an experienced commercial barrister who specialises in civil fraud and asset recovery, insolvency, and cases relating to companies, joint ventures and trusts.

He 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 prides himself on providing clear, practical and commercial advice.

Career

Before coming to the Bar, Oliver worked at the European Commission in Brussels, where he specialised in retail banking and pensions reform.

Languages

French.

Memberships

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • COMBAR
  • ConTrA
  • R3 Associate Member

Education

  • 2012      Called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • 2010      University College London, Human Rights (MA)
  • 2009      University of Durham, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, BA (Hons) 2.1

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Oliver HyamsGatehouse Chambers ‘Clear advice. Very responsive and user-friendly. Extremely knowledgeable on insolvency law.’