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Oliver was an author on Medical Treatment Decisions and the Law: The Mental Capacity Act in Action (Serjeants’ Inn, Christopher Johnston QC (Ed.) (Second Edition, Bloomsbury, 2009, also Third Edition, Bloomsbury, 2016)
Oliver is instructed by Claimants and Defendants in all aspects of Medical work . He has a long-standing interest in cases involving difficult questions of consent and capacity. As a result of his wide interest on ethical cases, Oliver contributed to a number of chapters in MTDL, including those on Consent; Treatment of Suicidal Patients; and Human Organ and Tissue Donation. Oliver has had exposure to cases involving tissue donation and withdrawal of treatment.
- Oliver co-authored chapter nineteen: Human Organ and Tissue Donation in the fourth edition of the book Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law, edited by Christopher Johnston QC and Sophia Roper QC and written by 27 members of Serjeants’ Inn.
- Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law, third edition, Bloomsbury, 2016.
- Oliver was an author on Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law – The Mental Capacity Act in Action (3 Serjeants’ Inn, Christopher Johnston QC (Ed.) (Second Edition, Bloomsbury, 2009).