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Adam Ferris


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Adam is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Team. After training at CMS, he qualified as a solicitor in January 2018. Adam advises banks, insolvency practitioners, corporates and UHNW individuals on a range of high-value and complex commercial disputes and contentious insolvency matters.

Whilst training at the firm, Adam was seconded to the Banking and Finance Department of the CMS Prague office for 6 months.

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Adam worked for a boutique foreign exchange brokerage.

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Relevant experience

  • An Australian subsidiary of a global automotive group in relation to its contractual dispute with a UK company, ultimately resulting in the client proving at trial that bribes had been paid to a former CEO and securing a c.AUD10m judgment in its favour.
  • The administrators of Polly Peck International Limited in relation to the closing stages of its administration, which had been running since 1990.
  • An UHNW individual in relation to a multi-million dollar dispute with another UNHW individual spanning a number of jurisdictions.
  • A major bank in relation to seeking injunctive relief in response to a fraud perpetuated against it by an employee of the bank.
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  • 2015 – LPC, College of Law, London
  • 2012 – LL.B., UCL, London
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