Adam Zoubir stands out for his strong expertise in a wide array of complex commercial disputes as well as his civil fraud litigation work.
Adam is a barrister and partner in the commercial litigation team. His practice comprises high-value, complex contractual disputes, civil fraud litigation, insolvency and banking and finance matters. Adam was named in Who's Who Legal: Litigation (2018) as one of the five “Most Highly Regarded” litigation partners in Europe aged 45 or under, with peers describing him as “excellent”.
His notable experience includes: Suppipat & Others v Narogdej & Others, acting for the lead defendants in a Commercial Court claim worth between US$1 billion and US$2 billion, with claims made for, among other things, unlawful means conspiracy and fraudulent misrepresentation; Harbour Fund II, acting for a leading litigation funder in the Orb dispute, one of the largest cases by party before the Commercial Court at present, with over 20 parties making claims to assets worth in excess of £150 million held in various jurisdictions; and Harbour Fund III, acting, for a major litigation funder in respect of the enforcement of a Commercial Court judgment worth in excess of US$300 million.
Adam read Oriental studies at Oxford University, before converting to law and attending Bar School at the College of Law, London. He subsequently obtained an LLM from King’s College London. He was called to the Bar in 2005 and completed pupillage at 4 King’s Bench Walk in the Inner Temple, where he practised until 2011. Adam was admitted to the Bar of the Cayman Islands in 2011, and joined the top ranked firm Ritch & Conolly as an associate. While in Cayman, he specialised in litigation arising out of corporate insolvency. He joined Byrne and Partners in 2014.