Called in 1989
LL.B(Hons) and B.Ed from the University of Hull
Since his call to the Bar in 1989 he has practised predominantly in family law. Between 2001 and the end of 2007 he worked as an in-house advocate with a firm of solicitors specialising in Family law during which time he was also involved in in-house training with the firm. He has represented local authorities, guardians and parents in care proceedings, parties in residence and contact disputes, and domestic violence cases. He also has experience in dealing with Hague Convention cases and issues around international abduction.
Adrian also has experience in the Coroner's Court.
He is currently looking to expand his practice into the non-financial aspects of Court of Protection work.
Between 1997-2001 Adrian regularly acted as legal advisor to schools appeals panels and represented schools and parents at exclusion appeals.
Adrian is a member of the Inner Temple advocacy training team.
Away from his work at the Bar he teaches Japanese archery and drafted the current constitutions for the United Kingdom Kyudo Association and the European Kyudo Federation. He was a consultant to the committee which drafted the constitution of the newly formed International Kyudo Federation.