Oliver’s areas of specialism include murder, organised crime involving international drugs conspiracies, money laundering and fraud, fatal road traffic offences – as recommended by the ‘Legal 500’, and regulatory offences.
Oliver is a defence specialist and has acted as lead counsel in many trials. Oliver defends throughout England and Wales in the most serious and often high-profile cases.
He has specialist experience of cases involving journalistic intrusion and linked human rights issues, covert surveillance, regulation of investigatory powers and issues of abuse of process and exclusion of evidence.
Oliver’s knowledge of information technology assists him particularly in fraud cases which demand the management of vast amounts of material. He has acted as lead counsel in numerous large scale frauds.