Year of Call: 1990
Clerk: Michael Lieberman
Adrian has over 25 years of experience in civil litigation, starting from a Common Law background, combining a Commercial and Chancery practice with Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence work. He has been appointed a Deputy District Judge on the Wales Circuit.
Adrian’s commercial and chancery practice includes
- partnership claims
- business ventures ranging from sale of competition horses to insurance brokerage
- professional negligence by architects and solicitors
- commercial lease termination and renewal
- sale of goods
- adverse possession
- boundary disputes
- farming disputes
- nuisance from construction works
Adrian’s Personal Injury expertise includes dealing with high value claims and industrial disease cases. He has particular expertise in mining claims, though now less frequently called upon following the reduction in the mining industry. having represented the NUM and many of its members on many occasions. He is experienced in road traffic accident claims. In addition, Adrian has experience of Clinical Negligence cases such as negligent opthalmic surgical injection, historic failure to treat orthopaedic injury, delay in diagnosis of cancer, negligent surgical excision of cancer, negligent intestinal anastomosis, failure to detect endotracheal blockage, premature infant mortality, mismanagement of elderly patients, failures in care of secure patients.
As well as individuals, clients include small and medium sized businesses, insurers, local authorities and unions. Adrian has experience in courts up to the Court of Appeal, in various tribunals, at inquests, Joint Settlement Meetings and in Mediation. He read law at Trinity College, Cambridge and for the Bar at the Inns of Court School of Law. He accepts instructions under the Bar Council’s Public Access Scheme.
Adrian qualified as a mediator in 2016.