Adam Kramer > Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC
3 Verulam Buildings
GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5NT
England
Adam Kramer photo

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial disputes, especially banking and finance, commercial fraud, energy, sale of goods, professional negligence and insurance and reinsurance. Author of ‘The Law of Contract Damages’ (2014). Currently acting for claimants in the RBS Rights Issue group litigation.

Career

Called 2004; Gray’s; formerly law lecturer at Durham University and University College Oxford.

Languages

Working knowledge of French.

Memberships

COMBAR; Society of Legal Scholars; Bar Pro Bono Unit.

Education

Manchester Grammar School; University College, Oxford University (BA Hons); McGill University, Canada (LLM).

Leisure

Cooking, philosophy, reading, painting, running, yoga.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

Within: Leading Juniors -

Adam Kramer



3 Verulam Buildings



Outstandingly bright.

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

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Adam Kramer



3 Verulam Buildings



He is outstandingly bright.

3 Verulam Buildings is noted for its ‘star individuals‘ for insurance and reinsurance work. Peter Ratcliffe and Adam Kramer were instructed in professional indemnity policy dispute Brightside Group Ltd v AIG Europe Ltd and others. With several ‘fantastic silks‘, Tom Weitzman QC, in particular, has been involved in a number of complex insurance disputes; he led Kate Holderness in The Cultural Foundation & Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company v Beazley Furlonge, which relates to claims brought by third parties against Beazley Furlonge and a number of excess insurers under the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Juniors -

Adam Kramer



3 Verulam Buildings



He’s a super brain but also very commercial and direct.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

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Adam Kramer



3 Verulam Buildings



One of the best juniors I have ever worked with.

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Juniors -

Adam Kramer



3 Verulam Buildings



Brilliant on paper, he can work through the most complex case and distil it into a persuasive, easy to understand submission.