Adam Walker | 39 Park Square


Adam Walker

Adam was called to the Bar in 2015 and joined chambers the same year. Before coming to the bar he had been a criminal solicitor for 14 years including 12 as a higher courts advocate. In total he has worked in the criminal justice system for 43 years. In his early days as a solicitor he worked with prestigious Leeds criminal firms such as Henry Hyams, Delaneys and McCormicks. In his years as a sole practitioner he litigated and appeared in a variety of heavy duty cases including Rape, Murder (as a led junior) Fraud and a series of drug conspiracies.

Since joining the bar Adam has developed a mixed prosecution and defence practice. He is a grade 3 prosecutor but enjoys returning to his defence roots


  • R v M Sheffield CC. Violent disorder. 1 of 12 defendants acquitted of violent disorder after a 3-week trial.
  • R v M & M. Prosecuted a 2 handed knife point car jacking robbery. 2 convictions secured and successfully upheld at the CACD.
  • R v K & K. Prosecuted dishonest carers who stole £100k+ from an elderly client. Victim ABE taken after V had lost capacity and V died before trial. Conviction secured after a 5-day trial.
  • R v Defending a client charged with Rape, ABH and assault by penetration. Jury convicted of ABH at the first trial but unable to reach a verdict on the Rape and Assault by Penetration. Client acquitted of Rape at the retrial.