Guy Adams

Year of Call: 1989

Inn: Middle Temple

Guy has extensive experience of issues affecting farmers in relation to property, partnerships, mortgages, landlord and tenant and family disputes. He has encountered many problems that arise in an agricultural context and thoroughly understands the issues facing farmers and their families.

His cases include a mortgage possession claim in relation to a farm (Clydesdale Bank plc v Gough [2017] EWHC 2230 (Ch)); an AHA 1986 arbitration and subsequent proceedings (Smyth-Tyrrell v Sowden [2017] EWHC 2331 (Ch)); proprietary estoppel claims (Morris v Morris [2008] All ER (D) 333 (Feb) CA; Seward v Seward [2014] Lexis Citation 123 CA; and Smyth-Tyrrell v Bowden [2018] EWHC 106 (Ch), which also raised issues under the 1954 Act and AHA 1986); and compulsory purchase (Saunders v Caerphilly County Borough Council [2015] 2 P & CR 418).

Appointments:

  • Junior Counsel to the Crown (2003-2007)

Professional memberships:

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA (Cantab)