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Adam Zellick QC

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Strong, broad-based, commercial practice with extensive experience in arbitration, aviation, banking, civil fraud, commercial litigation, conflict of laws, and insurance/reinsurance. Acts in a wide range of commercial cases and appeals (including the very heavy, multi-party, expert-intensive, high-value or publicity-sensitive) and often to assist litigation abroad (including as an expert). Aims to bring a client-focused, pragmatic, thorough and good-humoured approach to every case. 

Recent cases have included: Premier v PwC & Lloyds; Pakistan v NatWest, Morris v Swanton, Deutsche Bank v Unitech, Re Dewey LeBoeuf, Alliance Bank v Arip, LICT v VTBC, PBFA v Alhokair, Messerer v NatWest, Access Bank v Akingbola, Air France AF447, Barclays Bank PLC v L Londell McMillan, Jeffrey Mac, Lawrence Hill & Lester Charles Landgraf, Peak Hotels and Resorts Limited v Tarek Investments Ltd, Macquarie v Artefact, Tirupati Balaji v Santander, SocGen v Saad, ICD v Tuwairqi Steel, AWAS v Jordan Aviation, MIC v Naftogaz, Spliethoff’s v BoC.


Called 2000, Middle Temple (Queen Mother Scholar, Sachs Prize); Called BVI 2014; Silk 2017; Research Assistant, Law Commission 2000-01; Supervisor in Law, Gonville and Caius College 2001-02; author of ‘Civil Aviation’, vol 8(1) Atkins Court Forms (2006, 2010 and 2018 forthcoming); former contributor and law reporter ‘Civil Procedure Reports’; Editorial Board, Counsel magazine, 2012-16.




MA, University of Cambridge (Squire Scholar), Gonville and Caius College (Senior Scholar; Tapp Postgraduate Scholar in Law).

London Bar


Within: Aviation – 2017 silks

Adam Zellick QC - Fountain Court ChambersVery bright and creative.

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – 2017 silks

Adam Zellick QC - Fountain Court ChambersBright, dedicated and very focused on achieving client objectives.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – 2017 silks

Adam Zellick QC - Fountain Court ChambersAdvocates and advises in a genuine manner that wins attention.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – 2017 silks

Adam Zellick QC - Fountain Court ChambersBrilliant – very knowledgeable and has an excellent memory for detail.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – 2017 silks

Adam Zellick QC - Fountain Court ChambersBrings strategic insight, is user friendly and has a grasp of detail.

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