Adam’s advice is always reliable, well-reasoned, and he quickly gets to the nub of any issue. He is also one of the best advocates around, his delivery is calm and concise and he effortlessly extracts vital concessions from both the expert and the lay witness.”

The Legal 500 2024, Chancery, Probate and Tax

Adam has extensive experience of wills, trusts and probate work and is regularly instructed in all manner of cases across this area. His cases often include assisting executors and administrators with the administration of estates, and the various problems which they can encounter.

Adam is regularly instructed in involved matters which relate to complex trusts and cohabitation issues. He is also well versed in dealing with disputes relating to the interpretation of wills, the validity of wills, mental capacity (including the COP), the Inheritance Act (1975), and constructive trust/proprietary estoppel issues.

Of late his cases have included multi-faceted and high value disputes, including cases with an international flavour.

Directory Quotes

Adam is an excellent barrister who always fights for the lay client. His advocacy skills are exceptional, as are his client care skills. He is extremely personable and you always know the client is in safe hands with Adam.”

Chambers UK 2024, Chancery

Adam is a specialist in proprietary estoppel with additional expertise in probate and will cases. He attracts praise for his down-to-earth approach. ‘He is a delight to work alongside and is hugely impressive to clients. He takes a realistic approach not just on the legal issues, but on pragmatic and strategic decisions through the life of a case, too.’

Chambers UK 2024, Chancery

Adam is extremely user-friendly; methodical, clever and highly personable. Very responsive.”

The Legal 500 2023, Chancery, Probate and Tax

The service provided by Adam is exceptional.’ ‘Adam is technically strong, both in writing and on his feet.’ ‘He is extremely personable and thinks outside the box to produce solutions in complex circumstances.’ “

Chambers UK 2023, Chancery

A very persuasive advocate, and is particularly strong on the more esoteric legal points of a case.”

Legal 500 2022, Chancery, Probate and Tax

Adam has an excellent legal brain and is extremely personable and very good to work with. He is very accessible. His advice is detailed and accessible to the lay client and he prioritises things very well.”


Very approachable and good to work with… provides sound advice that leaves no stone unturned.”

  • 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
  • Professional memberships:

    • Agricultural Law Association
    • Chancery Bar Association
    • Property Bar Association
    • Western Circuit
  • Adam Boyle is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please read here.