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Oliver Radley-Gardner KC

Oliver Radley-Gardner KC
Called 2003
Silk 2021

Oliver Radley-Gardner KC is a property litigation specialist with knowledge of valuation disputes, most recently under the Electronic Communications Code. He has acted as legal assessor to agricultural arbitrations under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, and as counsel in ad hoc and contractual arbitrations concerning diverse issues ranging from compensation for game bird damage to rent reviews. He has appeared in a number of appeals under the Arbitration Act 1996, under the former Electronic Communications Code, rent reviews, and in relation to agricultural disputes.

He was Chambers and Partners Real Estate Junior of the Year in 2020.

  • Professional 

    Called 2003, Grays Inn (Bedingfield Scholarship)

    2002 - 2003 BPP Law School: Very Competent (5th in year)

    2001 - 2011 College Teaching Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford

    2000 - 2001 Joint Stipendiary College Lecturer, Pembroke and Somerville Colleges, Oxford

    1999 - 2000 Research Assistant to the Property and Trusts Team, Law Commission, working on the Land Registration Act 2002, Trustee Act 2000 and Property Rights of Homesharers projects

    Fluent German, basic French

    2009 - Appointed to Attorney General's C Panel

    2015 - Appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown - B Panel

    2020 - Chambers and Partners Real Estate Junior of the Year

    2021 - Appointed as Queen's Counsel 

  • Publications 


    Adverse Possession (2nd ed., with Stephen Jourdan KC)

    Residential and Commercial Service Charges (with Adam Rosenthal, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Nathaniel Duckworth and Philip Sissons)

    Fisher and Lightwood’s Law of Mortgages (14th ed., Wayne Clark co-ordinating editor)

    Fundamental Texts on European Private Law (with Professor Hugh Beale, Professor Reinhard Zimmermann, Professor Rainer Schulze)


    Articles (Selection)

    "Foisted Permission & Adverse Possession" [2017] 133 Law Quarterly Review 214

    Contributing Editor to Woodfall’s Landlord and Tenant Bulletin

    Contributor to The In House Lawyer

    “Right to Manage: Ironing Out the Kinks” (2014) L&TR 133 (with Adam Rosenthal)

    “Look Behind the Mast” (2007) EG 179 (Telecoms; with Jonathan Small QC)

    “Pye v UK – The View From England” (2007) European Review of Private Law 289 (Adverse Possession, Human Rights)

    “Tenants and Insolvency” (2007) 1 Woodfall Landlord and Tenant Bulletin

    “Civilized Squatting” (2005) OJLS 727 (Adverse Possession)

    “Section 15 of TLATA, or, The Importance of Being Earners” [2003] 5 Web JCLI (Trusts of Land, Co-Owners)

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