Mr Jason MacAdam > Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC
Exchange Chambers
M3 3NW

Work Department

Criminal; Regulatory; Professional Discipline


Jason is an experienced criminal and regulatory barrister with over 25 years’ experience at the Bar.

He has a specialised criminal defence practice and is regularly involved in serious, complex and paper heavy matters, particularly fraud.

His regulatory practice largely concentrates on representing professionals, particularly individuals in the healthcare profession. He has been instructed on matters before various tribunals including the Privy Council, the High Court, the General Medical Council, the Coroner’s Court, the Healthcare Professions Council and the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Jason also represents police officers before their disciplinary panels, the criminal courts and as interested parties at Coroner’s inquests. He is regularly instructed in police misconduct cases.

Jason also represents all manner of interested persons in inquests arising from road traffic accidents, deaths following medical intervention, deaths in the workplace and deaths in police custody.


Called 1990; Recorder – Midland Circuit (2009)


  • Health and Safety Lawyers Association
  • Criminal Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Professional disciplinary law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Jason MacAdam – Exchange Chambers

The members at Exchange Chambers have broad ranging expertise in professional disciplinary actions, representing medical and healthcare professionals and members of the police force.  Richard Littler KC is active in defending Police Federation members in misconduct tribunals and before the Police Appeals Tribunals. Nicholas Walker is also notable in acting for police officers. Jason MacAdam is also a key member.

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Jason MacAdam – Exchange Chambers