Adam is a partner specialising in commercial, technology, data and IP work for clients in the sports and media sectors. He joined Onside Law in 2010, having spent 6 years with leading City firm, Allen & Overy, primarily in its Communications, Media and Technology department.

Adam is very commercial and sensible, he looks for the best way for the client to get what they need.

Chambers & Partners
  • Location


  • Skills

    Commercial, IP, IT

  • Previous Clubs

    Allen & Overy, RFU (on loan), LTA (on loan)

  • Specialisms

    Commercial Contracts, Technology, Digital Media & Broadcasting, Data, Sponsorship

Adam acts for a broad range of clients including individuals, rightsholders, teams, agencies, brands and data-driven businesses. He has also spent time on secondment at the Rugby Football Union and the Lawn Tennis Association.

Adam’s practice predominantly involves general commercial matters including supply of goods/services contracts, agreements relating to the exploitation of data, software and intellectual property rights and sponsorship/endorsement contracts. He has particular experience in the fields of technology, digital media and broadcasting.

Adam holds a Masters degree in Sports Law and Practice and is recommended as a leading sports law practitioner in both the Legal 500 and the Chambers legal directories. Chambers describes him as “very commercial and sensible,” and that “he looks for the best way for the client to get what they need.” 

Adam is a long-suffering Millwall fan and appears to have successfully indoctrinated his children into following the family tradition.