Adam is a barrister specialising in public law, human rights and general civil law. He has been nominated for the Orwell Prize for his legal writing.
He is well known for his commentary on human rights. He writes regularly on legal issues for the New Statesman, The Times and the Guardian. He founded and edits the UK’s leading legal blog, the UK Human Rights Blog, and has been interviewed on numerous occasions on BBC radio and TV. He has a wide following on social media, particularly Twitter.
He has been appointed to the Attorney General’s preferred panel of barristers and is ranked as a leading junior by legal directories Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.
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"Some of the freest speech I have enjoyed in years."
Baroness Ruth Deech QC, crossbench peer; chairman, Bar Standards Board