Oliver is an Investment Manager in Augusta’s Consumer Claims team. Prior to joining Augusta Ventures, he spent 10 years in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team at Stevens & Bolton LLP, acting in a wide range of domestic and international litigation and arbitration claims and with particular specialisms in technology, manufacturing, engineering and insolvency disputes. He also managed Stevens & Bolton’s International Practice Group for Germany for 9 years and in 2014, was briefly seconded to a well-known commercial law firm in Stuttgart.

A fluent speaker of both German and French, many of Oliver’s projects involve the creation and management of funding structures intended to provide long term support to large scale claims in different jurisdictions, working with our local and international law firms and contacts to promote the efficient and cost-effective resolution of such disputes. In addition, Oliver acts as Investment Manager on individual commercial and insolvency disputes, reviewing cases and undertaking commercial and financial structuring decisions to ensure the successful funding of matters.

Oliver has a Masters degree in Modern Languages (German and French) from Worcester College, Oxford, and qualified as a solicitor in 2007. He is also a board member of the German British Forum (a charitable organisation established to promote commercial, cultural and social links between Great Britain and Germany), sits on a number of committees for the Society for Computers and Law and is a member of the British German Jurists’ Association.