Oliver is an experienced corporate/commercial lawyer with significant expertise in energy and commodities. He has over 25 years’ experience acting for banks, trading houses, energy companies, utilities, private equity funds and start-ups.

Oliver’s practice covers a wide variety of areas including acquisitions & disposals of energy and commodity assets, energy and commodity finance, joint ventures, structured transactions, supply, storage and offtake transactions, physical trading and shipping, financial derivatives and regulatory matters. He also regularly acts for clients on a “virtual” General Counsel basis advising on ad hoc day-to-day trading issues affecting their businesses.

Oliver has previously occupied senior management and leadership positions in the legal departments of BP plc, Morgan Stanley, RWE and Castleton Commodities.