Oliver Kew

Oliver Kew

Oliver is a solicitor and director at Hewetts, and offers a number of services.

He works primarily in the civil litigation arena, bringing and defending monetary claims on behalf of clients. Within litigation he also specialises in (i) assisting landlords in evicting tenants (with an exceptionally high success rate) and (ii) boundary disputes between neighbours, often involving advising on the difficult technicalities of boundary law, and working toward bringing such disputes to a close before claims are issued.

Oliver also has a large practice built around assisting with the purchase and sale of companies and charities, advising on the entire process from start to finish, including:

  • Negotiation of Share Purchase or Asset Purchase Agreements;
  • Due diligence questions and replies;
  • Disclosure bundles and letters;
  • Loan and funding agreements;
  • Board minutes and Shareholder resolutions
  • Transfer of shares under companies limited by shares, or transfer of Membership status under companies limited by guarantee;
  • Amendments to Memorandum and Articles of Association;

Recently, Oliver has conducted a number of large-scale charity mergers.

He also deals with shareholder disputes, director disputes, and partnership disputes and has conducted a great number of cases to a resolution without the need for court proceedings. He has assisted with bringing and defending unfair prejudice applications by minority shareholders in the High Court and Court of Appeal.

Finally, Oliver offers start up advice for new business, as well as ongoing advice on how to improve the legal protection of existing businesses. This covers advice for companies, partnerships and sole traders. This covers advice on any individual contracts, transactions, or arrangements the business may be entering into. It also includes help with drafting:

  • Terms and conditions for businesses;
  • Staff handbooks;
  • Shareholder agreements;
  • Partnership agreements; and
  • Policies of business.


Email: o.kew@hewetts.co.uk

Phone: 0118 9559 612

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