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Adam Al-Attar

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

Band 1

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Adam Al-Attar
Standout junior exhibiting great strength in bank and fund insolvencies. He regularly attracts instructions in headline cases and demonstrates notable skill in contested restructurings. He also has considerable experience in cases concerning trusts law, and banking and financial services.
Strengths: "Adam stands out for his responsiveness, clarity of advice, commerciality and intellectual ability." "He is phenomenally intelligent and has a brain the size of a planet." "He'll happily command the court and gets the judge's respect – he's great."
Recent work: Acted for Steinhoff, the South African retail group, in its global restructuring.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 4

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Adam Al-Attar
Strengths: "Picks up any point you need him to, no matter how difficult it might be, and he is really creative in terms of problem solving." "Adam is exceptionally bright, tactically smart and prepared to go the extra mile for his clients."
Recent work: Acted in Pamplona v ISAM & Others, a case in which the claimant fund alleged fraud against the defendant fund in relation to the sale of an investment business in 2014.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 4

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Adam Al-Attar
Strengths: "He's very bright, incredibly hard-working and he will pick up any point you need him to no matter how difficult it might be. He's really creative in terms of problem solving - give him a blank sheet of paper and he'll always find a way to solve a client's problem." "He is exceptionally bright and very tactically smart. He is prepared to go the extra mile for clients and shows considerable empathy."
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

Band 3

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Adam Al-Attar
Very well regarded for his handling of insolvency and contested restructuring matters. He is frequently instructed by clients in the Middle East, the Cayman Islands and Asia.
Strengths: "He is incredibly quick, user-friendly, very able and a great guy to work with." "He is highly intelligent and thorough in his approach to a case." "One of the cleverest junior barristers I have ever met."
Recent work: Appeared before the Privy Council in Pearson v Primeo, regarding the liquidator's powers to adjust investors' rights.
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