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Adam Al-Attar

Tel:
Work 020 7696 9900
Email:
South Square (South Square)

Position

Adam specialises in insolvency and restructuring. He has had substantial experience of bank and fund insolvencies, acting in relation to the insolvencies of Lehman Brothers, MF Global and Madoff feeder funds. Contested restructurings on which Adam has acted include IMO Car Wash, The Co-Operative Bank, Apcoa Holdings and LDK Solar. Adam also has a substantial banking and financial services practice. He has acted on a number of inter-bank misrepresentation cases including in relation to securitisations, syndicated loans and derivatives. He regularly advises in relation to regulatory matters including in relation to the treatment of client money.

Career

Adam is called to the bar in England and Wales (2007) and in the British Virgin Islands (2011). He has appeared before the Dubai World Tribunal (2013) and he has been admitted in the Cayman Islands for special cases (2014).

Member

Chancery Bar Association, Commercial Bar Association.

Education

B.A. (Oxon); B.C.L.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Adam Al-Attar - South SquareConfident in going up against QCs and is never fazed.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading juniors

Adam Al-Attar - South SquareA user-friendly and measured advocate.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading juniors

Adam Al-Attar - South SquareVery assured, very smooth and very impressive.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading juniors

Adam Al-Attar - South SquareVery good when backed into a corner – he can stand his ground.

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