Year of Call: 2012

Inn: Lincoln’s Inn

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A specialist in proprietary estoppel. He attracts praise for his down-to-earth approach. ‘Very friendly and unstuffy. He’s very easy to use and comes up with ideas that he’s happy to discuss and get creative about.’ ‘Impresses with his ability to pick up on factually heavy matters and present them in a high-pressure area.’ “

Chambers UK,  2020

Adam has extensive experience in a wide range of property work and is fast becoming a “go to” barrister in respect of difficult property matters.

He is noted in Chambers and Partners as a specialist in proprietary estoppel, a topic in which he maintains a keen academic interest, having written on the subject a number of times and having appeared in the Court of Appeal (led by Leslie Blohm QC) in the now famous Davies case.

In addition, he regularly advises on all aspects of landlord and tenant law. He is particularly experienced in complex possession cases and those which throw up involved legal issues. He is also regularly instructed in relation to commercial tenancies.

Adam is very well versed in dealing with TOLATA, nuisance, trespass, boundary issues, rights of way and easements and has assisted many clients in respect of difficult neighbour disputes. He is also experineced in dealing with issues arising in respect of the registration of land (including overreaching and overriding interests, and so on).

Lastly, Adam has been involved in numerous cases which raise esoteric points of property law and is more than happy to be instructed in matters which require a sophisticated and/or nuanced approach to the legal issues at play.

Professional memberships:

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association
  • Western Circuit

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA (Cantab) Cambridge University (Philosophy)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)
  • Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding)
  • Buchanan Prize
  • New Court Chambers Prize
  • Lord Denning Scholarship
  • Lord Brougham Scholarship
  • Hardwicke Entrance Award