Adam, who practices across a broad range of practice areas, is particularly recognised for his expertise in banking work and has been involved in many of the leading disputes in that field in recent years.
He is recognised in all the leading directories (Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who’s Legal) and was named Banking Junior of the Year at the 2017 Chambers UK Bar Awards (having also been nominated for the same award in 2016).
Recent commentary in the directories includes:
“He has a first-rate mind, a wonderful drafting style, unstinting energy and is a real pleasure to work with. ’ (Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2020)
“Incredibly passionate, very knowledgeable and a fantastic lawyer.” (Chambers Bar Guide 2020)
“He is one of the leading juniors in this area and someone with encyclopaedic legal knowledge and incredible enthusiasm.” (Chambers Bar Guide 2020)
“One of the outstanding juniors at the Bar and a superstar of the future.” (Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2019)
“Absolutely excellent. A standout junior…really rated in the banking world” (Who’s Who Legal 2019)
“Absolutely superb. Exceptionally clever, good on paper and really nice to work with – the quality of his work is much higher than his years would suggest.” (Chambers Bar Guide 2019)
“A superb barrister, who offers substantial experience in a wide range of commercial and banking matters” (Chambers Bar Guide 2018)
“A very bright and passionate junior who is fun to have on the team.” (Chambers Bar Guide 2018)
“He’s outstanding and has a very strong following among the top firms.” (Chambers Bar Guide 2018)
“has a brilliant mind, formidable energy and a good sense of humour…his raw intellect means he is always three steps ahead in his thinking” (Who’s Who Legal, 2018)
“First-rate, with a big following among City firms” (Legal 500 2017)
“Extremely clever and very imaginative, he is determined confident and offers very powerful analysis” (Chambers Bar Guide 2017)
“Relentlessly enthusiastic and has a brilliant grasp of the detail” (Chambers Bar Guide 2017)
“He has a control over papers and a way with clients and solicitors which belies his relatively junior call. He’s mature and confident. He is someone I will deliberately look to use – commercial, incisive, clipped.” (Chambers Bar Guide 2016)
“He’s an extremely passionate, very talented lawyer. Because he cares so much he won’t let something drop. He doesn’t need to be led, prompted or pushed” (Chambers Bar Guide 2015)
Much of Adam’s work has an international dimension, and he has been instructed in matters before courts or arbitral tribunals in The Bahamas, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and the BVI. He is regularly instructed on cases featuring in the The Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases” of the year, including cases in 2013, 2014, 2016 (two cases) and 2017.
He is also frequently involved in cases before the appellate courts, including the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.