BARRISTER & SOLICITOR, PRINCIPAL
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Adam is a business lawyer and civil litigator. Adam provides legal advice to clients on a range of matters including corporate restructuring, franchising, regulatory affairs, contract preparation and commercial transactions as well as civil litigation. Adam assists client with complex negotiations and dispute resolution. Adam also assists NGOs and societies with restructuring and reduction of risks and liabilities. In 2016, Adam joined Lonsdale Law and he manages the day-to-day operation.
Adam started his career working for a family business and holds degrees in Agricultural Economics (BSc &MSc), Law (JD), and Agriculture and Food Law (LLM). Adam is also fluent in Arabic and speaks elementary German. Before becoming a lawyer, Adam was involved in several business ventures including industries such as agribusiness, construction, travel & tourism, technology start-ups, and recycling. When advising clients, Adam is able to understand client’s challenges and needs and is able to place himself in their shoes.
In addition to his practice, Adam is the director of The Fisheries Law Centre. He is a researcher focused on legal and economic issues in fisheries & seafood sectors. Adam is an adjunct professor of law at the University of British Columbia and Dalian Maritime University in China. In the 2015/2016 academic year, Adam was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School. Adam’s research is published in both legal journals and trans-disciplinary marine policy journals.
When not practicing law, Adam enjoys cooking, fishing and travelling. Adam is also working on completing his book on Fisheries Law.