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Adam Gould

Called 2015

Adam is a civil practitioner who focuses on commercial, personal injury and employment matters. He is regularly instructed in disputes pertaining to consumer credit, general contract and unjust enrichment. Adam is particularly interested in insolvency proceedings, partnership disputes and commercial property. 

Adam undertakes employment work on behalf of Claimants and Respondents. He has recently acted in a number of county court cases involving covenants in employment contracts.

Adam’s court practice is underpinned by his ability to quickly establish rapport with clients and deliver straightforward, robust advice. He is equally capable of providing concise, pragmatic written advice at each stage of proceedings. 

Prior to joining Chambers, Adam was an Associate Lecturer at the University of Salford. He lectured contract, tort and company law.

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Areas of Expertise
Personal Injury
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Adam regularly receives instructions on behalf of claimants and defendants to advise on all aspects of PI litigation, draft pleadings and provide representation at interlocutory hearings and trials. His experience includes:

  1. Consumer Protection;
  2. Employers; Liability;
  3. Fraud;
  4. Occupiers’ Liability;
  5. Portal Disputes;
  6. QOCS and Fundamental Dishonesty; and
  7. RTA Claims.
Employment
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Adam has a developing Employment Practice. He accepts instructions on behalf of claimants and respondents to advise on prospects and quantum, draft pleadings and attend hearings. He also has experience of litigating employment matters in the county court; particularly cases pertaining to restrictive covenants (including recovery of training costs from former employees), restitution and estoppel.

 

Recent seminars include:

 

1. Employment Status and Gig Economy

Business and Commercial
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Adam has a busy Commercial Practice and accepts instructions in a wide variety of areas. His recent experience includes advising on, drafting pleadings in and attending hearings in the following matters:  

  1. Breach of contract;
  2. Consumer Credit;
  3. Consumer Rights;
  4. Debt recovery.
  5. Insolvency Proceedings;
  6. Misrepresentation; and
  7. Partnership disputes.

Adam strives to complete paperwork within 14 days of receiving instructions and/or fee quotes being agreed. He also accepts “urgent” instructions on a case-by-case basis and is content to deliver the same in either written or oral form, as required.

Insurance
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Adam regularly receives instructions to represent insurers in a wide range of matters; particularly, test case litigation focussing on credit hire and contentious CPR disputes.

Under the tutelage of Steven Turner during pupillage, Adam was exposed to:

  1. High value credit hire disputes;
  2. Fraud ring;
  3. Staged accidents;
  4. LVI; and
  5. Phantom passenger claims.
Costs & Litigation
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Adam regularly receives instructions to attend CCMCs on behalf of claimants and defendants in a variety of matters. He also accepts instructions to attend interlocutory hearings pertaining to the dis-application of QOCS following discontinuance.

Recent seminars include: 

  1. “Calamitous Costs”: Costs Update
Property
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Adam’s Property Practice encompasses both commercial and residential real property. His recent experience includes advising and attending trials on matters pertaining to:

  1. Breach of covenant;
  2. Repair obligations;
  3. Property related torts; and
  4. Boundary disputes.
Scholarships/Awards
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Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln's Inn;

Manchester Metropolitan BPTC Scholarship;

Buchanan Award, Lincoln's Inn;

Vista Legal Skills Competition, Winner;

Manchester Metropolitan University, Deans award for top performing student in:Criminal Litigation and Evidence, Conference Skills and Employment Law;

National Speed Mooting Champion;

BPP Excellence Award;

University of Salford, Deans award for top performing student in Commercial and Consumer Law, Company Law and Employment Law. 

Personal Details
Education

Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding; LL. B (Hons) 1st Class.

Professional Associations

The Honourable Society of the Lincoln's Inn.

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