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Adam joined Shoosmiths in October 2016 as an Associate in our Family Law Team and is based in Birmingham. He is recommended in the Legal 500 (2017).
Adam has specialised in divorce and family law since before his qualification as a solicitor. He advises clients in respect of all aspects of private family law including cohabitation, separation, divorce and ancillary financial matters, disputes concerning children, and nuptial agreements, as well as a range of other issues which may arise on the breakdown of a relationship whether dealt with in or out of court.
Adam has particular experience advising on a wide range of complex issues within financial disputes arising out of divorce, including where businesses and companies are involved, trusts, pre-nuptial agreements and a variety of pension arrangements including public sector schemes and SIPPs.
Adam has given talks on the use of nuptial agreements as a wealth planning tool and has spoken on several occasions on the implications of divorce proceedings within the context of insolvency law. Adam has also written various articles on the topic of family law and has been published in the Resolution Review.
Adam is highly commended for his technical ability and expertise, and is accredited as a specialist in family law by the Law Society of England and Wales. He was shortlisted for Assistant/Associate Solicitor of the Year at the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2015.
Adam is currently the Honorary Chair and immediate past President of the Future Faces Chamber of Commerce, part of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, which is a networking and professional development forum aimed at supporting aspiring business talent in the Greater Birmingham area.
Adam sat on both the Chamber Council which guides policy and lobbying efforts and the Council of Presidents of the regional Chambers of Commerce within the West Midlands. He has also previously represented the West Midlands on the National Committee of the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society.
Prior to joining Shoosmiths, Adam worked as a Solicitor at Higgs & Sons. Adam studied Law at the University of Birmingham and also completed his post-graduate qualification in Birmingham.
Law LLB (Hons) 2:1 ( University of Birmingham )
Legal Practice Course - Distinction ( College of Law )