Adam Straw > Doughty Street Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Doughty Street Chambers
Doughty Street Chambers
53-54 DOUGHTY STREET
LONDON
WC1N 2LS
England

Work Department

Career

Adam specialises in judicial review, human rights and civil claims against public authorities. He has acted at all levels including at the Supreme Court and Strasbourg. He acts for claimants, NGOs and other organisations.

His practice includes cases involving inquests, prisons, police, surveillance, intercept evidence, closed proceedings, international law, terrorism, mental health, children’s rights, discrimination, immigration detention, and community care. Adam was awarded Chambers & Partners Human Rights & Public Law junior of the year 2014, and LAPG Young Legal Aid Barrister of the year in 2010.

Memberships

Member of steering committee of Inquest Lawyers Group
Administrative Law Bar Association
Mental Health Lawyers Association
Child Poverty Action Group

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

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Adam Straw



Doughty Street Chambers



His drafting is excellent, he has a sharp brain and is good to strategise with.

London Bar > Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Leading Juniors -

Adam Straw



Doughty Street Chambers



Incredibly clever and very good on prison law.’

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Leading Juniors -

Adam Straw



Doughty Street Chambers



He represents claimants against public authorities.