University College London (University of London)
Merit (69%) (2017)
Call to the Bar
Very Competent (80%) (2015)
Merit (64%) (2014)
University of St Andrews
2:1 (70%) (2012)
Information about Oliver
I am a qualified barrister with an MSc in Spatial Planning (Human Geography) from University College London and an MA in Philosophy from the University of St. Andrews. Consequently, I am able to offer tutoring services on a variety of subjects. I have a wide variety of teaching experience, having taught children in English language schools abroad, teenagers in secondary school, and private tuition to adults and teenagers. I also ran a project teaching debating and public speaking in prisons in London and the South East. I am currently studying for a PhD in Planning Law at University College London.
Availability: I am able to offer tutorials from 1 - 3 hours Monday - Friday from January 2019.
1. Law: BPTC, GDL, Degree, A-Level, AS-Level, GCSE
2. Human Geography: Masters, Dissertation, Degree, A-Level, AS-Level, GCSE
3. Philosophy: Degree, Dissertation, A-Level, AS-Level, GCSE
4. Advocacy and Public Speaking Training: Moots, Presentations, Acting Roles.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: MSc: Spatial Planning (University College London), 2015-2017
Grade awarded: Merit (69%)
Special interests: Planning law, housing and planning, environmental planning, neighbourhood forums, public participation in planning.
Dissertation: Third Party Rights of Appeal: Participation, Legitimacy and Feasibility (70%)
Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Grays Inn), 2015
Grade awarded: Very Competent (80%)
Special interests: Public law, immigration law, judicial review, professional negligence law, planning law.
Grade awarded: Top mark in my intake for Alternative Dispute Resolution (96%).
MA (Hons): Philosophy (University of St Andrews), 2007-2012
Grade awarded: 2:1 (70%)
Special interests: Philosophy and pedagogy, Political Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Philosophy of Art.
Dissertation Project: A teaching project at a secondary school in Fife, teaching social contract theory to 15-16-year-old students (awarded 85%).
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (International House), 2007
Grade awarded: Merit
742 hours of subsequent accredited TEFL teaching hours.
A-Levels (The Kings School, Canterbury), 2005-2007
English: A; Philosophy: A; Theatre Studies: A.
GCSEs (The Kings School, Canterbury), 2003-2005
2 A*s (Theatre Studies, English Literature); 3 As (English Language, Religious Studies, ; 2 Bs (French, Mathematics); 2 Cs (Biology, Physics).
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Feedback For Oliver (5)
Oliver is an excellent tutor, very professional and helpful. Good communication and always gives feedback, which is useful. Oliver has been an amazing tutor, he makes sure I understand each concept we discuss and has helped me greatly in planning and preparing for my GDL exams.
I am very happy I found such a knowledgable and helpful tutor like Oliver! He is very precise, consistent, extremely helpful and possesses a great knowledge in law. I am currently doing my GDL course and without his help I would be really lost. I recommend Oliver without any hesitation.
Oliver has been extremely helpful in assisting me with my studies. What made me really happy was that he follows up his sessions by making sure you a familiar with the topic. He has a wide legal knowledge. I highly recommend!!
Oliver is thorough and patient - an excellent tutor
Very organized and helpful!