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Adam Fortune

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Adam is an employed barrister in the dispute resolution practice.

Adam is an experienced litigator and has acted on a range of domestic and cross-border commercial disputes, with experience of both litigation and arbitration. Adam specialises in corporate and investment banking litigation and IT disputes, and has experience of civil fraud litigation. Adam was seconded to the wealth management litigation team of a UK clearing bank in 2011.

Adam’s recent cases have included:

  • defending an investment bank against a £300million claim under a cross-border structured finance transaction;
  • bringing a claim on behalf of an investment bank for £80million under a portfolio protection transaction; and
  • advising a company on a £100 million IT dispute with a systems integration firm.

Adam read law at the University of Bristol as an undergraduate and postgraduate, where he also tutored obligations and commercial law.  Having completed his Bar Vocational Course as a scholar of Lincoln’s Inn, Adam undertook pupillage at 4 Stone Buildings. He was a member of the London dispute resolution team at Addleshaw Goddard LLP for almost 9 years before joining Fox Williams.

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