Oliver qualified as a solicitor in 2014 and joined Nelsons in 2017.

Oliver became a Senior Associate in 2020 and specialises in commercial property disputes and contentious trusts.

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes:
    • Commercial lease re-entry/forfeiture claims and relief from forfeiture applications
    • Enforcement of tenant covenants under Section 146 Law of Property Act 1925
    • Disputes relating to commercial service charges
    • Termination and renewal of business tenancies under Part II Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
    • Disputes relating to the legal status of occupiers of commercial property
    • Disputes arising out of or under Authorised Guarantee Agreements
    • Claims for commercial rent arrears and retrospective rent reviews
    • Disputes relating to interim, terminal and final dilapidation claims in respect of commercial premises
    • Recovery/repossession of commercial premises on the basis of trespass
    • Disputes relating to the exercise of tenant break options
  • Commercial and general property disputes:
    • Disputes relating to the creation, use of and unlawful interference with both public and private rights of way (e.g. rights of access, support, drainage etc)
    • Commercial and private boundary disputes
    • Claims relating to the adverse possession of both registered and unregistered land
    • Disputes relating to the application and enforcement of restrictive covenants
    • Claims relating to overage/clawback agreements in respect of possible development of land
    • Disputes arising out of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996
    • General claims for nuisance affecting property (e.g. unlawful noise, smell, heat and release of water etc) and their possible remedies (e.g. injunction and/or damages)
    • Collective enfranchisement and residential lease extensions under Part II of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (in respect of flats) and Part I of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (in respect of houses)
  • Contentious trust disputes:

Professional Information

Oliver Maxwell


“I was so impressed with Nelsons and Oliver Maxwell, who was my Solicitor. At all times I felt they/he had my best interests at heart and were incredibly knowledgeable and got me a fantastic outcome on a nasty and long outstanding issue I was having. They were very clear and communicative throughout the process and were always good on their word – no nasty surprises. I would highly recommend and will definitely be turning to them again for anything I may need in future.”

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