Leading RPC's Commercial team, Oliver Bray is a highly experienced commercial contracts lawyer, with expertise in digital media/emerging technologies, advertising and marketing, data protection and consumer law.
Oliver acts for a broad range of clients, including global technology companies, household brands, retailers and innovative online businesses, as well as advertising and digital agencies across the media spectrum.
He is recognised by the legal directories as a 'Leader in his Field' in Commercial Contracts and Advertising and Marketing. He is Chairman of the City of London Law Society Commercial Law Committee, an editorial board member of Entertainment Law Review and E-commerce Law and Policy and is a regular industry speaker.
Oliver is co-editor of the leading text book, Advertising Law and Regulation (2nd edition, 2011, Bloomsbury Professional).
Oliver was nominated for Client Partner of the Year 2015 at The British Legal Awards.
The "excellent" Oliver Bray heads the firm's commercial contracts practice. He regularly acts for large multinational clients on a range of contractual matters including licensing, partnership agreements and supply chain agreements. Clients report that Bray is "a very bright, pleasant guy to work with. He is experienced and he knows his stuff ." - Chambers UK 2017
Advertising and marketing specialist Oliver Bray has sector-specific expertise in digital media, and acts for major brands, technology companies and digital agencies. One source recommends him for his "conscientious, responsive and very helpful" advice, while another says: "He is one of the most personable and technically proficient lawyers I know." - Chambers UK 2017
"Recommended" - The Legal 500 UK, 2016 edition
’has great analytical skills’ - The Legal 500 UK, 2016 edition
'Oliver Bray is a highly esteemed advertising and marketing expert, recommended for his"extremely responsive, thoughtful and pragmatic" approach. Sources highlight his "real passion for the area - he has a genuine interest in the subject that goes beyond the law"' - Chambers UK 2016
'Clients regard Oliver Bray as "proactive, very aware and genuinely interested in our products. He takes a long-term approach." Another client finds he "goes above and beyond the call of duty" ' - Chambers UK 2016
"A recognised specialist in advertising and marketing law, is ‘very commercial’ and ‘aware of industry needs’" - The Legal 500 UK, 2015 edition
Listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list, The Legal 500 UK 2015's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide (Commercial Contracts)
"Oliver Bray is ‘superb’" - The Legal 500 UK, 2015 edition
"Oliver Bray continues to impress as an advertising and marketing practitioner... Clients praise him as being "clear on the law and very experienced in the nature of us as a client" - Chambers UK 2015
Recommended - The Legal 500, 2015 edition
"Oliver Bray has an enviable client following... "he doesn't swamp you with legal jargon. He's very good at seeing what your needs are and how you can get there" - Chambers UK 2015
"Oliver Bray is a leading figure, and ‘keen to look at the client-lawyer relationship with a genuinely fresh and innovative approach'" - The Legal 500, 2014 edition
"Oliver Bray is highly regarded by peers, with clients describing him as a "fantastic" commercial lawyer" - Chambers UK 2014
"Continually provides robust advice in very tight timeframes and is an excellent resource to have at hand" -Chambers UK 2014