Areas of practice
Adam is currently undertaking a twelve-month pupillage at Ely Place. His first supervisor is Faisel Sadiq and Adam has been experiencing a broad range of property and property related private client work.
Before coming to the Bar, Adam worked in political journalism for the BBC and ITV News, covering three national elections and two major referendums, the first on Scottish independence and the second on membership of the European Union. He also worked for the legal human rights charity Reprieve for a year, promoting their work against the death penalty and state-sponsored human rights abuses.
Adam will be gaining experience of all the main practice areas in Chambers during his pupillage year.
BA in Jurisprudence, University of Oxford
Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP
BPTC, City Law School
Hardwicke Award, Lincoln’s Inn
Lord Brougham GDL Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Thomas More BPTC Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
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Adam is not eligible to accept instructions prior to April 2020.
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