Oliver Powell

Email - Oliver.powell@outertemple.com

Direct Dial - +447825070125


“An impressive senior junior well versed in large scale litigation”. Oliver Powell is ranked in both Chambers & Partners (UK) and The Legal 500. One solicitor observed: “He is superb to work with. He works night and day for his clients and always gets great results”. He is praised as “an extremely confident and charming advocate”. He undertakes instructions that involve the regulation of business activity and commerce. His practice encompasses: asset forfeiture & civil recovery; business crime; commercial fraud; financial services; health & safety; and indirect tax. Recent or extant work includes: representing Behzad Fuels (UK) Ltd in the Court of Appeal; advising a well-known fund manager in relation to an FCA investigation; retained to advise on the largest ever financial investigation conducted in the IOM; representing a former SVP of Alstom Network UK charged with conspiracy to corrupt; advising an individual following the London Capital & Finance Plc collapse; retained by Bombardier in relation to the 2016 Croydon tram derailment; advising a large corporate in relation to an investigation by OFSI; advising a former Director of British Solar Renewables Ltd in relation to an SFO investigation. Oliver is routinely instructed in matters with an international element and usually cases involving allegations of dishonesty, sharp practice or breach of trust. He is a Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI), a member of the New York State Bar Association, and in recent years has undertaken work in inter alia: USA, UAE, Greece, Falkland Islands and UK offshore jurisdictions such as the Isle of Man. Oliver acts for multinationals, SMEs and private individuals, and is routinely instructed by City law firms. His strong interpersonal skills, candid advice and robust advocacy allow him to forge solid working relationships, making him a popular choice with solicitors and clients alike.

Mediation Qualifications:

Oliver is a PDSL accredited and International Mediation Institute approved mediator.