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Adam specialises in judicial review, human rights and civil claims against public authorities. He has acted at all levels including at the Supreme Court and Strasbourg. He acts for claimants, NGOs and other organisations.
His practice includes cases involving inquests, prisons, police, surveillance, intercept evidence, closed proceedings, international law, terrorism, mental health, children’s rights, discrimination, immigration detention, and community care. Adam was awarded Chambers & Partners Human Rights & Public Law junior of the year 2014, and LAPG Young Legal Aid Barrister of the year in 2010.
Adam is ranked in band 1 by Chambers and Partners 2019 in four categories: administrative & public law, inquests and public inquiries, police law, and civil liberties and human rights. Feedback in Chambers & Partners includes the following:
"A junior of choice in this field, he's an amazing human rights thinker who knows the law inside out."
"He has an outstanding intellect and work ethic and is one of the best juniors around."
"Hard-working and cerebral, he is in high demand because he's so good to work with."
"A formidable barrister who has incredible intelligence and brilliant judgement."
"He is very approachable, knowledgeable, extremely thorough and reliable, and a delight to work with." "He has an incredible legal mind - he really knows the law and has a sixth sense about what arguments will run in the Administrative Court.”
"He is coveted by solicitors, and he deserves it. He will always come up with creative and brilliant solutions to whatever problems you throw at him. He is the complete package." One rival barrister commented: "I would be proud to have him at my chambers, and I would be happy to have him as a junior on any case. He is just amazing."
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