Oliver Jackson

Oliver Jackson


DMH Stallard (Crawley)

Griffin House

135 High Street


RH10 1DQ

Oliver is a Partner in our Dispute Resolution team, based in our Gatwick office. He is a specialist in insolvency and business recovery and advises directors, individuals, security holders and investors on all aspects of insolvency, corporate recovery and reconstruction. 

Oliver has acted for insolvency practitioners throughout the South East, instigating formal insolvency processes and in the protection and realisation of assets for creditors.

An expert in contentious insolvency, specialising in corporate fraud, claims against directors and directors’ disqualification, he advises clients in relation to director misfeasance, antecedent transactions, claims for the recovery of dividends and directors’ loans, and wrongful trading. 

Oliver also advises on personal insolvency, assisting individuals and trustees in bankruptcy in relation to all aspects of bankruptcy.  His work includes investigations, interviewing bankrupts, the protection or realisation of assets, and bankruptcy annulment.

More broadly, Oliver has experience of advising on commercial contract disputes, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes and professional negligence, and also advises on disputes involving the joint ownership of land and the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

He also has expertise in contentious trusts and probate and advises on disputes arising in respect of the validity of wills, the administration of estates, and claims by disappointed beneficiaries under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.  Many of his cases have a cross-border element raising questions over the enforceability of Wills in respect of assets in different jurisdictions.

Clients appreciate his practical approach to problems.  He provides clear and pragmatic advice which combines depth of legal knowledge with an awareness of the client’s objectives, commercial needs and their desire for a cost-effective solution.

Oliver is calm, practical and decisive and this approach is greatly appreciated by his clients.  He has been acknowledged by both leading legal directories.  Legal 500 2021 notes: “Oliver Jackson stands out as being highly knowledgeable and well respected; he takes a commercially pragmatic approach to all of his cases, and is confident in dealing with private client matters”.

Oliver Jackson is friendly, bright and experienced and provides innovative solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems. his calm manner makes him ideal for dealing with clients facing a crisis.

Legal 500 UK 2022

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Associated blogs

Update on the rules concerning the changes to Crown Preference

Blog, Legal Updates
As corporate insolvencies remain low, a clear picture of how the partial reintroduction of Crown Preference is likely to impact on businesses, and on lender practices, has yet to emerge. Oliver Jackson provides an update
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The UK Economy: calm before the storm?

Blog, Legal Updates
Insolvency expert Oliver Jackson considers the numbers and the outlook following a year of economic disruption
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