Oliver Ingham

Year of Call: 2015
Email Address: oliver.ingham@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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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
  • Injunctions
  • 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 [2016]
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.

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Academic qualifications

  • 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

Direct Access

Oliver Ingham is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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