(associate - solicitor)
Since qualifying in 2011, Ollie has specialised in acting predominately for insolvency practitioners but also for companies, directors and private individuals on a range of either litigious or non-litigious matters in both personal and corporate insolvency procedures.
Recent work includes:
- Acting for officeholders in bringing substantial and complex claims involving antecedent transactions (such as claims for unlawful preferences and transactions at an undervalue), wrongful and fraudulent trading cases, misfeasance, illegal dividends and unlawful loans
- Obtaining worldwide freezing orders against individuals and their property
- Assisting officeholders recover substantial realisations, either in the form of the fruits from successful litigation, through settlement negotiations or asset realisations
- Assisting insolvency practitioners and third parties with selling and purchasing insolvent businesses and assets
- Defending retention of title (ROT) claims
- Advising insolvency practitioners and debtors on the terms of voluntary arrangements
Notable cases include:
- Hicken (as Trustee in Bankruptcy of Ellison) v Ellison  EWHC 2791 (Ch) – Ollie acted for the trustee who brought a successful application for the bankrupt’s committal to prison following the bankrupt being in contempt of court for failing to disclose information and documents required of him by the trustee.
Ollie also speaks at insolvency conferences and has delivered a number of ‘road-show’ presentations and training sessions to IP clients on various insolvency related topics.
Law Society, R3: Association of Business Recovery Professionals and the Insolvency Lawyer's Association
Ollie obtained his law degree from Exeter in 2007 and completed his LPC at the College of Law in Guildford where he obtained a distinction. He qualified as a solicitor at Coffin Mew and joined Boyes Turner in March 2015.
Ollie is a huge fan of music festivals and live music. He also plays and watches many sports and in particular football, rugby (watching – not playing!) and squash. He is also interested in photography and snowboarding and enjoys travelling to new places abroad as well as ‘stay-cations’.
- Album - Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine
- TV programme - The Office
- Saying - “Turn it up to eleven” (from This is Spinal Tap)