Adam is a barrister and partner in the commercial litigation team. He has a broad practice, comprising high value, complex contractual disputes, civil fraud litigation, insolvency and banking and finance matters.
Adam has been selected by Who’s Who Legal: Litigation 2018 as a Future Leader in the field, recognising innovative and outstanding work in contentious dispute resolution by practitioners aged 45 or younger. Adam was named as one of the five “Most Highly Regarded” litigation partners in Europe aged 45 or under, with his work leading peers to describe him as “excellent”.
Adam read Oriental Studies at Oxford University, before converting to law and attending Bar School at the College of Law, London. He subsequently obtained an LL.M from King’s College, London.
He was called to the Bar in 2005 and completed pupillage at 4 King’s Bench Walk in the Inner Temple before going on to practise as a tenant from the same chambers until 2011.
Whilst at the Bar, Adam undertook a range of civil work, with a particular emphasis on commercial litigation. He also regularly provided advisory services to companies in the UK and overseas.
Adam was admitted to the Bar of the Cayman Islands in 2011, and joined the top ranked firm Ritch & Conolly as an associate. Whilst in Cayman, he specialised in litigation arising out of corporate insolvency.
In 2013, Adam returned to the UK and worked at a boutique commercial litigation practice in London before joining Byrne and Partners as a Senior Associate at the start of 2014.
CPR 36.17(5) and the decision in Yentob v MGN Ltd  EWCA Civ 1292 - 10 Febuary 2016