"Acknowledged for his diverse property practice that incorporates proprietary estoppel, negligence issues, and landlord and tenant litigation. He also has a burgeoning reputation in telecoms-related cases.
Strengths: 'Exceptionally good at advising on telecoms matters.' 'Gets to grips with the most complex disputes and explains them in a client-friendly way.'
Recent work: Acted before the Court of Appeal in Burrows v Ward, a case concerning overage, breach of contract, negotiating damages, Wrotham Park damages and interpretation of contract."
Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)
"A specialist rural property barrister with a strong practice in boundaries and rights of way disputes. He also handles farming and agricultural tenancy succession claims. His experience extends to rent review and valuation matters in the context of agricultural leases.
Strengths: 'He is very, very thorough, very bright, and has broad knowledge across rural affairs matters. His property knowledge is very in-depth too - he can really dig down into the roots of the law to find solutions.' 'He's very creative and you want him on your side, especially when you need some imagination in your case.'
Recent work: Acted in Crown Estate v Wakley, a case concerning a breach of a lease of a farm."
Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)
"Highlighted as an excellent choice for real estate-linked telecoms cases. He attracts considerable praise for his work on behalf of landowners seeking to remove telecoms equipment from their land. His proven sector knowledge also earns him roles on the operator side of advisory mandates relating to the implementation of the new Electronic Communications Code.
'"Practical, pragmatic and someone who responds very quickly." "He has a nice understated manner; he isn't aggressive but gets what he needs to get out of negotiations.' 'His knowledge and experience of the sector are second to none and he is very user-friendly'."Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Telecommunications)
"Impressive in court with the ability to identify the key issues."Legal 500 2018 (Property Litigation)
"A very robust barrister, keeps the client focused on the key issues."Legal 500 2018 (Agriculture)
"Acknowledged for his diverse property practice that incorporates proprietary estoppel, negligence issues, and landlord and tenant litigation. He also has a burgeoning reputation in telecoms.
Strengths: 'Has a sharp intellect and is very personable.' 'His pleadings are a joy to read and his intellect shines through in both his written work and to his manner with clients.'
Recent work: Appeared for the defendants in Heathcliffe Properties v Dodhia & Another, a case concerning contempt of court, partnership dissolution and sentencing."
Chambers UK Guide 2018 (Real Estate Litigation)
"A specialist rural property barrister with a strong practice in boundaries and rights of way disputes. He also handles farming and agricultural tenancy succession claims.
Strengths: 'Oliver always produces fantastic written work. His intellect is without bounds, he is a pleasure to work with and he gives his all to a case.'
Recent work: Represented the defendants in Crown Estate Commissioners v Wakeley, a case regarding the breach of an agricultural lease and consequent failure of the defendant’s business."
Chambers UK Guide 2018 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)
"Very persuasive and convincing on his feet".Legal 500, 2017
“Acknowledged for his diverse property practice that incorporates proprietary estoppel, negligence issues, and landlord and tenant litigation. He also has a burgeoning reputation in telecoms.
Strengths: ‘Of the crop of outstanding youngsters at Falcon Chambers, Oliver is our favourite. He has a first-class intellect.’ ‘He is very strong, has a lot of experience with enfranchisement and right-to-manage cases, and a vast knowledge of property law generally’.”
Chambers UK Guide 2017 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Up and coming advocate with a strong rural practice. He works on cases concerning rights of way, boundary disputes and farming succession claims.
Strengths: 'Of the crop of outstanding youngsters at Falcon Chambers, Oliver is one of the very best. He has a first-class intellect and very good client skills.'
Recent work: Acted in Crown Estate v Wakley, a case concerning a breached lease and the resulting failure of a farm business."
Chambers UK Guide 2017 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)
"Immensely intelligent and a formidable advocate."Legal 500, 2016
"A significant portion of his caseload is geared towards real estate issues in the telecommunications sector. He frequently appears on cases arising between landlords and tenants. Strengths: 'He’s an absolute pleasure to work with and incredibly switch on.' 'He is excellent value for money. It’s obvious how good he is at going through papers efficiently. He does it all in a short space of time. He is astute and straightforward'." Chambers UK (2016) Real Estate Litigation
"Acts on a variety of rural property disputes, including those relating to ownership, farming partnerships and alternative land development. Expertise: 'He is really strong on real property ownership disputes.' 'He manages to combine first class intellect with strong client skills.' Recent work: Advised on Bodman v Bodman, a case concerning a contentious agricultural partnership matter".Chambers UK (2016) Agriculture & Rural Affairs
"Highly intelligent but also very client friendly".The Legal 500 (2015)
"A rising figure of the Property Bar, who represents clients in all areas of real property law, including issues concerning professional negligence and insolvency. Expertise: 'He is a very able junior, who is both incredibly intelligent and one of the friendliest barristers you could meet.' Recent work: He has been active in a number of claims concerning trusts of land and dilapidations."Chambers UK (2015)
"A first class intellect who manages to combine that with good client skills." The Legal 500 (2014)
"Oliver Radley-Gardner is singled out as a junior to watch, his practice covers all aspects of property and landlord and tenant litigation, including cases relating to insolvency and negligence. Expertise: 'A star of the future'. 'He quickly understood and got to the heart of the issues, provided clear, helpful and authoritative advice and left a very favourable impression with both myself and the clients.' Recent work: He has recently been instructed on a variety of cases involving rights of way claims and restrictive covenants."Chambers UK (2014)
Listed as a Leading Junior.The Legal 500 (2013)
"Oliver Radley Gardner is particularly noted for his expertise in property matters pertaining to the telecommunications industry. Many sources pick him out as being destined for the very top of his profession, with one peer suggesting that 'he will probably go to the Bench in the fullness of time'."Chambers UK (2013)
Listed as a Leading Junior.The Legal 500 (2012)
"The up-and-coming Oliver Radley-Gardner is recommended, he appeared as a junior in Scottish Widows v BGC Cantor Fitzgerald, a case regarding rent review rectification, and in Parkside Hotels v Magrath, a matter concerning easements."Chambers UK (2012)
Listed as a Leading Junior.The Legal 500 (2011)
"Making his debut is Oliver Radley Gardner, who recently impressed on two substantial proprietary estoppel cases. The former Oxford University law lecturer is recommended as 'a wonderfully bright and very practical barrister'."Chambers UK (2011)
"Oliver Radley-Gardner is 'excellent in cross-examination' "The Legal 500 (2010)
Listed as a Leading Junior in Property Litigation.The Legal 500 (2009)
"Also of note is the conscientious and excellent advice of Oliver Radley-Gardner"The Legal 500 (2008)