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Adam Gould

Called 2015

Adam completed his pupillage at Parklane Plowden in March 2018 and joined the civil team, focusing on Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Commercial and Employment work. 

During pupillage, Adam gained experience in: 

  • Committal Proceedings;
  • Costs;
  • Credit Hire;
  • Customary International Law;
  • Employers’ Liability;
  • Employment;
  • Fraud and Fundamental Dishonesty;
  • Group Litigation;
  • Occupiers’ Liability; and
  • Road Traffic Accidents.

Before commencing pupillage in April 2017, Adam worked as a Legal Research Assistant for Tandem Law; the lead firm of claimant solicitors in the ongoing Kenyan Emergency’ reparations case currently being heard in the RCJ. In addition to working full-time on the reparations case, Adam was an Associate Lecturer at the University of Salford. He delivered seminars on the English Legal Process, Tort, Contract, and Corporate Law. 

Adam also spent 6 months at Backhouse Jones Solicitors as a Legal Secretary in the Personal Injury department.Adam graduated from the University of Salford with a First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Law.

He went on to study the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he was graded “Outstanding”. During his time at University Adam frequently competed in mooting competitions, winning the National Speed Mooting Competition in 2014 and the Vista Legal Skills Competition at Bar School in 2015.

Adam also volunteered at the Personal Support Unit, a charitable organisation which provides support to Litigants in Person.

Areas of Expertise
Business and Commercial
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Costs & Litigation
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Personal Injury & Fatal Accidents
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· Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln's Inn (2014) · Manchester Metropolitan BPTC Scholarship (2014) · Buchanan Award, Lincoln's Inn (2015) · Vista Legal Skills Competition, Winner (2015) · Manchester Metropolitan University, Deans award for top performing student in: Criminal Litigation and Evidence, Conference Skills, and Employment Law (2015) · National Speed Mooting Champion (2014) · BPP Excellence Award (2014) · University of Salford, Deans award for top performing student in: Commercial and Consumer Law, Company Law and Employment Law (2013)

Personal Details

PGDip Bar Practice, Outstanding (Manchester Matropolitan University, 2015)

Professional Associations

The Honourable Society of the Lincoln's Inn.

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