Property and Estates
Oliver undertakes a wide range of Property and Chancery Work, with a particular focus on Probate and Trusts. Current representative examples include:
- A multi track claim for a declaration as to a boundary
- Relief from forfeiture
- Rights of way/Easements
- Multi-track possession claims (e.g. where a substantial dispute of law arises)
Oliver is also currently being lead by David Berkley QC in a Chancery Division partnership claim.
Oliver has acted on a number of 1975 Act Claims (with a particular interest in Co-Habitants, Adult Children and Dependents). Aside from 1975 Act based work, Oliver has also acted on two CPR Part 64 High Court Claims in the Chancery Division both for a Declarations as to who was and was not included within a class of beneficiaries under a trust, and another Declaration as to the relative beneficial ownership of the trust.
Oliver also particularly enjoys both defending and removing delinquent Executors, and is currently instructed on a Chancery Division Claim to remove an Executor on behalf of a Beneficiary.
Oliver also has an interest in Probate Costs- particularly the detailed assessment of the costs of administering trusts/estates. Further, Oliver has obtained Prospective Costs Orders for beneficiaries and enjoys acting for both Trustees and Beneficiaries generally.
Planning/Town and Village Greens
Oliver has undertaken locum work advising local authorities on a number of Planning and Commons Registration matters. In particular, he was instructed by Canterbury City Council to undertake locum work in relation to a large village green inquiry, assisting Paul Wilmshurst.
Oliver has a keen interest in planning applications, and is beginning to develop his expertise in the area.
In the Matter of an Application to Register Whitstable Beach as a Town or Village Green 
During Oliver’s first six pupillage he gained experience of traditional Chancery/Private Client and Commercial work, including matters such as Inheritance Act cases, partnership disputes, Part 64 non-contentious trusts litigation and insolvency.
- University of Exeter, LLB Law: 1st class degree (top 1st in all three years) (2013)
- University of Oxford, Bachelor of Civil Law (2014)
- Lord Mansfield Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
- Sunley Pupillage Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
- Hardwike Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
- Sweet and Maxwell Prize (Top 3rd year)
- Oxford University Press Prize (Top 2nd year)
- Routledge Prize (Top 1st year)
- Bracton Law Prize
- Christina Sachs Law Prize
- Exeter Advocacy Prize
- Oxford University Law Faculty Prize (Individual Paper)
- SNR Denton Prize (Commercial Awareness)
- DLA Piper Prize
Oliver Ingham is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.More Information