Adam King > Chambers of Mark Ellison QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Ellison QC
QEB Hollis Whiteman
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Adam King defends and prosecutes before the Crown Court in trials including fraud, GBH, firearms offences, supply of drugs and arson. He has been instructed as a led junior in several lengthy and complex trials. He has recently returned from the Cayman Islands, where his defence practice included rape, fraud, importation of firearms, attempted murder, drug importation and (as a junior) murder. Quasi-criminal regulatory work includes cases for the Security Industry Authority, the General Dental Council and the Police Federation, as well as hearings before the Tribunal for the Office of Fair Trading and asset forfeiture under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Has also been instructed to advise on the Data Protection Act liability of a company charged with illegally obtaining large amounts of information from the Department of Work and Pensions.


Qualified Inner Temple 2005.


Inner Temple Exhibitioner; Criminal Bar Association; Young Fraud Lawyers Association; Registered with the Bar Council Public Access Directory; Public Access Bar Association (PABA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Adam King - QEB Hollis WhitemanAdam is an excellent advocate. He is straight-talking and gets to the point, which clients love. He is great on his feet and well known both for his defence and prosecution work, which is a bonus, and he is respected by judges and opposition alike.’