I’m a partner specialising in professional negligence and group action litigation. My particular expertise is within the financial services sector.
With over 20 years’ experience, I am a tenacious and specialist litigator using my expert knowledge and experience to drive beneficial outcomes for clients in challenging circumstances.
I advise my clients on the most appropriate strategy to maximize the prospects of a successful recovery, if necessary, using the court process but, if possible, using less adversarial forms of dispute resolution.
I appreciate that litigation can be time-consuming and stressful. I fight my client’s corner with tenacity and strive to make the process as pain free as possible.
Areas of expertise:
- Solicitor negligence
- IFA negligence
- Accountant/tax adviser negligence
- Surveyor negligence
- Architect negligence
- Civil engineer negligence
- Investment misselling
- Investment fraud
- Defective tax schemes
- Missold pension claims
- Group action litigation
- Insurance coverage disputes
Qualifications and memberships
- Qualified in October 2003
- Member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association
Representing a group of claimants bringing a multimillion pound action against their solicitors for alleged negligent advice relating to a failed high risk property investment scheme.
Acting for client against their IFA for negligent advice to transfer out of a final salary pension scheme into a high risk investment portfolio held in a self-invested personal pension.
Acting for ultra high net worth client in an action against their previous accountants for negligent advice relating to an offshore trust.
Acting for a successful UK company in a claim against accountants and tax advisors for negligent advice relating to a remuneration trust tax mitigation scheme.
Acted for a private client in bringing an action against accountants and tax advisers for negligent advice to invest in a bio fuel factory tax mitigation scheme.
Acting for a group of 87 clients in a claim against a mini-bond provider for the misselling of a mini-bond.
Pradeep Oliver is a very bright, astute and robust litigator with a great deal of professional negligence experience and expertise. He takes no prisoners.’
a careful litigator who goes to great lengths to assess the genuine strengths and weaknesses of the case.
Pradeep Oliver has always struck me as everything you would want in a claimant lawyer – knowledgeable in his field, on top of the details, committed to his clients and, above all, extremely sensible when it came to negotiating the right settlement.
Very technically able and robust; he fights his client's corner strongly.