Adam’s recent call to the Bar followed careers as both a solicitor and, prior to that, a police constable. As a solicitor he worked at highly respected Leeds practices such as Henry Hyams, McCormicks and Delaneys. He set up his own solicitors practice in 2002.
As a solicitor and higher courts advocate Adam litigated and appeared as defence advocate in a wide range of cases including rape, murder, GBH and bank fraud. Latterly Adam has defended clients across the North of England in a series of drug conspiracies.
Adam is a grade three prosecutor.
When not working Adam enjoys reading, spending time with his family, DIY and gardening.
Adam’s experience as a defence advocate includes the following:
R v L Sheffield Crown Court, Conspiracy to evade immigration controls
R v R Preston Crown court, Conspiracy to commit Burglary
R v A Bradford Crown Court Robbery
R v H Bradford Crown Court possession with intent to supply class A drugs.
R v S Liverpool CC 26 counts of armed robbery, possession of imitation firearm and escape lawful custody.
R v C Leeds CC Large Scale importation of Class B drugs
R v K Derby CC s 18 (stabbing)
R v A Burnley CC conspiracy to supply class A drugs
R v W Minshull St CC incitement of a child to sexual activity
R v H Leeds CC conspiracy to produce cannabis.
R v R Leeds CC sexual assault, 4 counts.