Oliver has experience acting in a wide range of complex commercial disputes across several practice areas including contract, construction, equity and insolvency. Oliver also has experience assisting clients with navigating commissions of inquiry and other regulatory investigations and processes.
Oliver’s recent experience includes acting for or advising:
- an oil refining operator in a two-week trial in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in relation to a joint venture for the operation and maintenance of oil processing equipment
- an Australian judgment creditor in opposing an application for recognition in Australia of insolvency practitioners appointed to a UK company pursuant to the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency
- a high net worth individual in a successful application for preliminary discovery in the Supreme Court of Queensland, brought in the context of an international hacking investigation
- a significant agricultural landholder on land access and compensation issues relating to the extraction of coal seam gas
Oliver has a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Economics and International Relations) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Queensland, where he was awarded a UQ Excellence Scholarship.
Oliver is admitted in the Supreme Court of Queensland and is on the Federal Register of Practitioners.