Oliver Woodhouse (Capital Law)

Oliver Woodhouse

Oliver Woodhouse is a Solicitor in our Corporate & Commercial team, specialising in regulatory work.

Oliver works with a broad range of businesses, providing regulatory and compliance advice on corporate transactions and disputes. These have involved the HSE, the Environment Agency, and the Police. He now specialises in providing regulatory advice to clients in the insurance, technology, and financial service sectors.

  • Applications for FCA authorisation
  • Regulatory requirements of UK and international businesses
  • Brexit contingency planning
  • Changes to FCA rules and EU regulations, including the Insurance Distribution Directive and GDPR.
  • Regulatory advice for financial services and insurance intermediaries
  • FCA authorisation, change of control applications and approved person applications
  • Advising on the interpretation and implementation of FCA, PRA and EU regulations
  • Brexit advice and UK/EU regulatory authorisation.


  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (May 2018 – present)
  • Solicitor, Gately Plc (May 2018)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Gately Plc (Aug 2015 -Aug 2017)


  • University of Law: LPC, Distinction (2014 – 2015)
  • Birmingham City University: Bachelor of Laws LLB, First Class Hons (2011 – 2014)