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Ian Oliver

Practice Area/Department

Dispute Resolution




Ian leads George Ide LLP’s Dispute Resolution Team based at the firm’s offices at Lion House, 79 St Pancras in Chichester.

Ian qualified as a solicitor in 1986 after graduating in law from Trent Polytechnic. Ian completed his training contract in Portsmouth, joining George Ide LLP in 1987 and becoming a partner in 1990.

He has extensive experience in dispute related matters and regularly represents clients in a variety of cases including professional negligence, property, landlord and tenant matters, building and boundary disputes, debt claims, compliance, contract claims and contentious probate.

Ian prides himself on always time to develop a good rapport with his clients in order that everyone concerned fully understands what is involved. He develops a supportive and sympathetic relation with his clients and has a strong reputation for ensuring they all receive pragmatic, constructive advice from the outset.

Professional Experience

1990 to present – partner, George Ide

1987 to 1990 – assistant solicitor, George Ide

1986 to 1987– assistant solicitor, Sherwin Son & Raper


1983 to 1984 – College of Law, Guildford

1980 to 1983 – Trent Polytechnic

1978 to 1980 – South Downs College of Further Education

Contact Details

Office: 52 North Street, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1NQ

Direct telephone: 01243 812421

email address: ian.oliver@georgeide.co.uk