Alexander Adamou

  • Year of Call 2017

Introduction

Introduction

Alex joins Chambers following completion of his first six at a Commercial Chambers in London. Whilst there Alex assisted other members in advising clients on various aspects of Commercial and Civil Law. This included commercial lease agreements as well as housing possessions and delayed flight claims. Whilst there Alex assisted in advising a package holiday provider in 28 separate delayed flight claims where the action was brought in Denmark.

Prior to embarking on pupillage Alex was the Arbitration Assistant to Sir Bernard Rix at 20 Essex Street.  His role was to assist Sir Bernard in the managing of his practice.   This included preparing the first draft of a disclosure award in an arbitration seated in Singapore.  Alex also provided the first draft of an award in a claim for $200 million under Take or Pay Liability. Alex still has keen interest in International Arbitration and provided talks to commercial firms in the last 12 months.

Alex is developing a mixed practice and regularly represents clients in various aspects of civil litigation including complex, multi-day Employment discrimination cases and has a keen interest in whistleblowing, unfair and wrongful dismissal, and equal pay. Alex practice covers Personal injury, Commercial and Corporate Insolvency, and acts for both claimants and respondents in RTA’s, Credit Hire and Housing Possession in the County Court. 

In addition to his civil work Alex appears in various Magistrate's Courts. Alex increasingly appears in the Crown Court and has experience in dealing with all aspects of criminal law including the Youth Court. 

Finally Alex also represents individuals in various aspects of Family Law. This include Non-Molestation Orders, Occupation Orders, and Child Arrangement Orders.

Alex has undertaken secondments and is regularly instructed by the Government Legal Department as "Junior Junior Barrister". 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

BPP Law School Holborn:       Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) (Very Competent)

King’s College London:            Master of Laws (LLM) (Merit)

University of Sussex:                Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Languages

Languages

English (Mother Tongue)

Spanish (Conversational)

French (Basic)

Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes

Top Advocate, (Oralist for the King's College London) in the Foreign Direct Investment Moot Competition 2015. Ranked 34th out of 150 eligible advocates in the Global Finals).

Member of the Semi-Finalist Team for King's College London in the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition 2015, UK National Rounds.

 

Memberships

Memberships

Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)

Young ICCA