Oliver Wooding > Chambers of Susan Hunter > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Susan Hunter
St John's Chambers

Work Department

Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Court of Protection, Mediation, Professional Negligence, Real Estate, Wills & Trusts


Chancery practitioner and mediator focussing on contentious and non-contentious probate and inheritance disputes, private client, property and real estate, and associated professional negligence matters.


Called 2009, Middle Temple.


Chancery Bar Association; Property Bar Association; Court of Protection Bar Association; Agricultural Law Association; ACTAPS; Western Circuit.


Taunton School; Lincoln College, Oxford (2005 BA Hons Modern History, 2006 MSt Modern History (History of the United States of America)); Princeton University; City University (2008 GDL, 2009 BVC).


History, rugby, cricket.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Property and construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Oliver WoodingSt John’s ChambersVery sound understanding of law and is good advocate; very friendly, realistic in his advice and good service.

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Oliver WoodingSt John’s ChambersStrengths: exceptionally easy to work with; extremely approachable; no nonsense approach to claims.

Members at St John’s Chambers have worked on a number of interesting cases with patients affected by a range of issues, including vascular dementia, paranoid schizophrenia, and brain injuries caused either through personal injury or medical negligence. The ‘approachableAlex Troup, who ‘has a strong presence which asserts itself when needed‘, predominantly focuses on property and affairs disputes. Abigail Bond represents parties in health and welfare cases and is a fee-paid judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health jurisdiction). A ‘good advocate‘ with a ‘very sound understanding of law‘, Oliver Wooding is also recommended.

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Oliver WoodingSt John’s ChambersClear and concise with his advice and drafting, with an imaginative yet practical approach to cases.