Oliver is a partner in Harneys' Investment Funds and Regulatory Team, advising on investment funds law in the British Virgin Islands. He is a recognised leader in pre-formation strategy, organisational structure, regulatory compliance, document preparation and transactional activities for both private equity, hedge funds and fintech startups, particularly in the blockchain and crypto currency arenas.
Prior to joining Harneys, Oliver was a senior associate of the Corporate and Investment Funds Teams at Ogier in the British Virgin Islands. Oliver has been actively involved in a number of recent BVI legislative developments, including the drafting of the new Limited Partnership Act and recent changes to the BVI Business Companies Act. He also serves as a contributing editor of Harneys' Offshore Funds Blog.
- England and Wales (not practising)
- British Virgin Islands
- The College of Law (Legal Practice Course)
- The College of Law (Graduate Diploma in Law)
- University of Durham (BA)
Oliver is described as extremely friendly and knowledgeable; willing to go the extra mile to meet client demands; savvy client management skills.IFLR 1000
Oliver is recommended for funds adviceLegal 500
Oliver is recognised as being one of the world’s leading private funds lawyers.Who's Who Legal