Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Local Government - Northern (Bar)
Brynmor Adams is a well-regarded junior experienced in the handling of local authorities powers, education, social housing and licensing matters. He acts for local authorities both in the North and across the UK.
Strengths: "He is great in housing disputes and has the necessary experience and expertise. He provides the right advice and gives the client confidence.”
Recent work: Acted for Ofsted in resisting an application by a local authority-controlled school for an injunction to restrain the publication of a critical inspection report.
Social Housing - Northern/North Eastern (Bar)
Talented junior who is particularly well known for his adroit handling of social housing cases that contain property and public law elements or raise novel points of law. He offers significant experience in Environmental Protection Act prosecutions, as well as possession and disrepair matters.
Strengths: "He's a technical master when it comes to advice." "He is an enthusiastic and sound advocate and a pleasure to work with."
Recent work: Acted for Scarborough Borough Council in obtaining a rent repayment order against an influential local landlord who had been convicted of housing management offences.
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Brynmor specialises in property and public law. He has particular expertise in cases where these two areas interact such as in the fields of social housing and local government. He frequently deals with the impact of human rights and equality law on these sectors.
Brynmor’s property practice ranges from trusts of land and real property through to landlord and tenant matters and encompasses both commercial and residential property. He is experienced in private and public sector property disputes. He has appeared on numerous occasions before the First-tier Tribunal in leasehold and land registration disputes and on appeals to the Upper Tribunal.
Brynmor’s clients include a wide range of public bodies, regulators and local authorities. He is a member of the Attorney General’s B Panel of Counsel, which enables him to represent central government departments. He represents the government in judicial review proceedings, such as R (X) v Ofsted  EWCA Civ 594. He represents local authorities across the country in fields such as property, environmental, licensing and enforcement.
Brynmor started his career at the London Bar and moved to the North in 2018. He has experience of appearing at all levels of court and tribunal and can be instructed for cases nationwide.
Social Housing Law Association (SHLA)
Property Bar Association (PBA)
Northern Chancery Bar Association (NChBA)
Chancery Bar Association (ChBA)
Bar Council Leadership Programme
Lincoln’s Inn Bar Representation Committee & European Law Group
Brynmor lives in the Peak District. His hobbies include road cycling and watching Aston Villa.