LLB (Hons), LLM (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice), FInstCPD
Adam is experienced in all aspects of immigration and asylum law. He is particularly interested in refugee law. He has appeared at all levels of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal and in the Administrative Court and Court of Appeal. In his spare time Adam enjoys reading, especially theology and he teaches on an applied Christian studies course.
In 2016 Adam was part of the Bar Standards Board's Public and Licensed Access Review - Task Completion Group.
Adam is ranked Band 1 for Immigration in the Midlands by Chambers and Partners 2016.
In 2015 Chambers and Partners noted of Adam:
"An immigration specialist with a particular focus on refugee law. He is an experienced advocate."
Expertise: "He is a case law guru who is always very well prepared in front of the Tribunal."
The 2014 edition of Chambers and Partners stated: "An experienced practitioner who regularly advises on immigration and asylum issues. His peers praise his advocacy and the strength of his tribunal work."
Expertise: "He's a good advocate and his paper work is always top quality. He's brilliant with case law."
Practice Groups: Immigration & Human Rights
B (Zimbabwe)  UKIAT 00076 (23 April 2004)
GK (Return, Sentenced by Former Regime) Serbia and Montenegro  UKIAT 00203 (02 July 2004)
RH (Para 289A/HC395, no discretion) Bangladesh  UKAIT 00043 (18 April 2006)
LM (risks on return) Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) CG  UKAIT 00064 (01 September 2008)
BD (work permit - continous period) Nigeria  UKUT 418 (IAC) (21 October 2010)
AH (India) v SSHD  EWCA Civ 1619
R (on the application of Collin) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  All ER (D) 92 (Jun)
MA (Pakistan) v SSHD  EWCA Civ 163
R (on the application of Chikasha) v Secretary Of State For The Home Department  EWHC 1071 Admin
Gu v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 1634 (Admin)
Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2968 (Admin). Law Gazette Report.
SS, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (declaratory orders) (IJR)  UKUT 462 (IAC) (28 July 2015)
Ruhumuliza (Article 1F and "undesirable" : Rwanda)  UKUT 284 (IAC) (19 May 2016)
ZMM (Article 15(c)) Libya CG  UKUT 263 (IAC) (28 June 2017)
Secretary of State for the Home Department v Ruhumuliza  EWCA Civ 1178 (23 May 2018)
Mujahid, R (on the application of) v First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and the Secretary of State for the Home Department (refusal of human rights claim)  UKUT 85 (IAC) (25 February 2020)
Fellow, Institute of Continuing Professional Development
Justice, Medico-Legal Society
Immigration Law Practitioners' Association
ALBA (the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association)
Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards - Shortlisted for Barrister of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2019.
Listed in Who's Who Legal directory
Direct Access: In suitable cases Adam will undertake public access work.
Interests: Theology, Reading, Cinema
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