Adam is a Partner in the Corporate and Property practice groups at Appleby.
He has a wealth of experience across multiple disciplines, including: all aspects of commercial and residential real estate acquisition, finance, development, leasing and disposal; corporate banking; whole loan portfolio transactions; project finance; M&A; outsourcing; and other major commercial transactions.
Prior to joining Appleby, Adam was a partner at another law firm where he built a strong reputation for advising on the real estate, finance and corporate aspects of investment into and within the Cayman Islands, particularly in the hotel and tourism sector. Notably, in 2017 Adam led the legal team advising the purchaser on the largest real estate deal in the jurisdiction.
In 2021 Chambers Global ranked Adam as a Band 1 real estate lawyer, with sources praising his “outstanding reputation” and referring to him as “honestly one of the most efficient, proactive and supportive lawyers I have come across,” adding that he is “incredibly well versed in real estate law”. In previous years the directory has commended him for being “practical, insightful and creative”, an “excellent technical lawyer” and “extremely resourceful and thorough at what he does.”
In 2020, Legal 500 ranked Adam as a “Next-Generation Partner”, being described in the directory as “extremely knowledgeable, pragmatic and reassuring to deal with.” Adam is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Cayman Islands Law Society, having been admitted as solicitor to the Supreme Court of England & Wales in 2008 (non-practicing) and as an Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands in 2015.
In addition to his legal practice, Adam leads the real estate module of the Truman Bodden Law School Professional Practice Course, gives seminars on business development strategy on behalf of the Caymanian Bar Association, and serves on the education subcommittee of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.
Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, Adam practiced at Eversheds Sutherland in the UK and was senior in-house counsel at a leading financial services group.