Conrad Adam

Partner

Family & Divorce




T: +44 (0)20 7674 0541
cadam@wedlakebell.com



Business Of Succession

Conrad is a family lawyer with 25 years’ experience. One of the first lawyers to be collaboratively trained in England and also a trained mediator he adopts a very sensible, realistic, and non-confrontational approach to drafting and negotiating the terms of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Recent Experience

  • Obtaining a very significant cash settlement for the spouse of a high flying New York based banking executive in receipt of multi-million dollar bonuses and complex remuneration including significant stock options.
  • Successfully limiting claims against the UK CEO of a global media corporation with a backdrop of complex tax saving structures.
  • Concluding a significant cash settlement within seven days of being instructed to achieve the client’s objectives of securing the purchase of a high value specific property.
  • Protecting the business assets of the owner of a multi-million pound distribution company to include offshore elements.

Career History

Conrad graduated in Law from University College London and qualified as a solicitor in 1993. He created and developed a successful family practice at Silverman Sherliker and subsequently worked as a partner at Dawsons before joining Cumberland Ellis. He joined Wedlake Bell LLP from Cumberland Ellis in April 2012 when the firms merged.


Publications

Conrad has written numerous articles published by LexisNexis, Resolution and the Family Law Journal.

He has also presented a number of live webinars for other family lawyers, given seminars to accountants, wealth managers, and client facing senior professionals on Divorce and the Family Business and Pre-Nuptial Agreements, as well as taking part in radio and television broadcasts.


""Conrad Adam is particularly adept at dealing with complex financial cases.""


— Legal 500, 2018

""Particularly good on ‘tricky technical points’.""


— Legal 500, 2017

""An extremely savvy litigator.""


— Legal 500, 2015

Insights

Trusts v nuptial agreements – STEP: March 2019

Insights

Episode 4: English Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements

Insights

Keeping wealth in the family: Pre-nuptial agreements and wills