Oliver Court Partner

Oliver advises individuals, families and trustees based in the UK and abroad on UK tax, estate planning and asset structuring.

His clients range from UK families and executives to European and US entrepreneurs and their structures.

Oliver specialises in advising on UK / US situations and spent time on secondment with the trusts and estates group of a leading New York law firm.

He also works with families to establish and reorganise international family office and asset-holding structures and put in place family constitutions.

Oliver is a member of Macfarlanes’ trust and probate litigation group and has worked on large-scale trust litigation both in England and overseas.

Professional memberships

  • STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

What people are saying


"He is smart, practical, charming and delightful to work with. He is really bright and dedicated as well as being very knowledgeable and accessible."

Chambers HNW 2019

"He is a very good, strong, technical lawyer. He is very conscientious, hard-working and will always put the client first. He will always look at issues and makes sure he gets to the answers."

Chambers HNW 2019

"'Knowledgeable, dedicated and hardworking and…displays valuable judgement'."

The UK Legal 500 2018

"A source says: 'He is responsive, accessible, efficient and very thoughtful. He is a very strong, solid adviser'."

Chambers HNW 2017

"The 'extremely personable and calm' Oliver Court 'explains things in a very clear way and he is bright,' say market commentators. He is notable for his ability to advise on planning issues relating to both the UK and US tax regimes."

Chambers UK 2016

"Oliver Court has a broad private client practice and frequently advises on cross-border estates planning. Sources say he is 'very astute, and able to assemble the picture very well in his mind so he can see the whole legal situation'."

Chambers Global 2016

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