Adam Russell-Knee - Solicitor
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Adam is a senior associate in the firm’s commercial litigation department handling a range of high value High Court litigation and international arbitration cases. He has a particular interest in jurisdictional issues and conflict of laws. He has worked on numerous cases involving alleged fraud and corruption and has considerable experience of applications relating to freezing orders and asset disclosure.

Adam is also well versed in different settlement options, particularly mediation and Part 36 offers, and regularly advises on these issues.

Notable experience


Adam read History at the University of Nottingham and attended the College of Law, Guildford. He trained at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP. After finishing his training contract, Adam completed a Master’s degree in Commercial Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London. Adam then worked in the Commercial Dispute Resolution department at a highly rated regional firm before joining Byrne and Partners LLP in September 2014.

News and Articles

Service of Enforcement  Proceedings of an Arbitration Award on a State - 12 February 2019


English Court's Nuclear Weapon: Freezing Orders And The Risks - 29 March 2018


Costs: post-judgment security - 25 July 2016


Application for a Post-Judgement Freezing Order: The Risk of Dissipitation - 06 March 2018


Post-Judgment Security for Costs – Has the Court Jurisdiction to Grant it? - 17 June 2016


Legal Update: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in England - 19 January 2016

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