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Adam Hawkes

Solicitor


Adam's Teams

Private Client


Profile/Experience

Adam is a solicitor advocate in the private client department, having qualified in September 2020. Prior to this, Adam trained with Lanyon Bowdler joining as a trainee solicitor in September 2018 where he completed seats in private client, dispute resolution and personal injury.

Adam deals with all aspects of private client work including wills, inheritance, estate administration and lasting powers of attorney.

As well as non-contentious probate matters, Adam deals with contentious probate matters and is currently undergoing professional training in association with the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).

The Solicitors Regulation Authority recognises Adam as a higher courts advocate for civil law making him suitable for providing guidance on High Court matters. This builds on his experience prior to joining Lanyon Bowdler in which Adam was a freelance county court advocate, appearing before district judges on the Midlands circuit. The type of matters that he acted in included:

  • Mortgage possessions and applications
  • Return of goods
  • Charging orders
  • Bankruptcy orders
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Infant settlements
  • Entering and setting aside judgments and orders
  • Direction hearings
  • Case management conferences
  • Small claims hearings

In his spare time, Adam enjoys visiting the theatre, hiking, quizzing, spending time with his friends, enjoying a meal out and learning to speak Romanian.

Affiliations

Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates (SAHCA)