"He's extremely well organised, brilliant with clients and really down-to-earth." "He's a safe pair of hands who's very good with clients and is active and responsive."

Chambers and Partners 2019
Adam Adam

Barrister: Adam Dawson


Post Graduate Diploma, Inns of Court School of Law; LLB Hons, University of Leeds


Adam specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence work, undertaking a variety of fast and multi-track cases. He appears regularly at all levels of court, as well as at Coroner's Inquests, CICB and CICAP. Adam is a highly skilled courtroom advocate and has an excellent reputation at the junior bar which has built him a significant following of clients.

Adam has a very busy personal injury and clinical negligence practice. He covers the full ambit of PI claims including road traffic accidents (particularly involving pedestrians); occupiers and employer’s liability claims. Adam is currently involved in a number of catastrophic injury claims dealing with complex issues of liability and quantum. Adam's clinical negligence practice covers a wide range of work, recent cases including misdiagnosis of cancers; failures relating to interpreting CT scans which led to death and metal on metal hip implant failures. Adam has a number of high value claims proceeding against the NHS.

Adam believes in providing a holistic service to clients and is happy to undertake fast track work alongside the more serious multi-track work. He is particularly praised for his handling of lay clients in conference and at court and is often travelling the length of the country to meet injured clients in their own homes.

Adam is listed as a, leading junior under personal injury in Chambers UK 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018 and in the Legal 500 from 2011 to date. Chambers UK describes Adam as "pragmatic and he very much works as a team. He is approachable and his client care is excellent", a "notable junior who works on the full suite of personal injury matters. He has handled RTA, EL / PL and industrial disease cases, including those relating to PTSD. Strengths: "He has a fantastic manner as he shows empathy with the clients and is good at managing their high expectations." "He's very intelligent and has very good drafting skills."

Adam is qualified to undertake direct access work.

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