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Adam Swirsky

  • Property  

    Property

    Adam is a member of Lamb Chambers' Property team with experience dealing with all aspects of commercial and private landlord and tenant work, all aspects of real property disputes, cases involving mortgages or other charges, trusts and trusts of land. Adam also deals with inheritance and probate cases.

    He is instructed by corporate, private and local authority clients. He also accepts instructions directly from members of the public under the bar’s direct access scheme.

    Key areas of practice include:

    • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes (including rent reviews; renewal of business tenancies; service charges; dilapidations and claims for compensation for improvements; forfeiture and other claims arising out of breach of covenants and issues of interpretation and enforceability of clauses)
    • Residential landlord and tenant disputes (including disputes as to tenure; service charges and disrepair claims)
    • Conveyancing and Land Registration
    • Vendor and Purchaser
    • Overage and option agreements
    • Claims for adverse possession
    • Party Walls and boundary disputes
    • Easements and covenants
    • Co-ownership, trusts and proprietary estoppel
    • Public and private nuisance
    • Mortgages and charges
      Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
    • Wills and Probate
    • Housing & Local Government
    • Social housing and homelessness
    • Anti-social Behaviour
    • Succession and the Right to Buy
    • Judicial Review

    Related cases of interest

    • Wickes v Graham [2012] EWCA Civ 1100 — Destination court for appeals on Part 8 claims.
    • Kensington Mortgage Co. Ltd v Barons Finance [2011] EWCA Civ 1592 — Mortgages, removal of restrictions and prejudice.
    • Islam v Yap & Others [2009] EWHC 3606 (QB) — Unlawful eviction of residential tenant.
    • Bank of Cyprus v Markou and another [1999] 2 ALL ER 707 — Whether a guarantee and legal charge should be set aside against a wife on the grounds that she was acting under the undue influence of her husband.

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  • Employment  

    Employment

    Adam has extensive experience of dealing with employment disputes, regularly appearing in the High Court and the Employment Tribunal on a variety of matters.

    He is instructed by corporate, private and local authority clients. He also accepts instructions directly from members of the public under the bar’s direct access scheme.

    Work includes:

    • Injunctions
    • Breach of contract and restrictive covenants
    • Redundancy and business re-organisation
    • Transfer of undertakings
    • Discrimination and equal pay
    • Unfair and wrongful dismissal

    Recently Adam represented a number of women as part of a group claim for equal pay against their local authority employer.

    News & Resources

    Holiday Pay and Commission

    In the recent decision made by the European Court in Lock v British Gas Trading Limited [2014] WLR (D) 224 it was determined that EU law requires a worker’s statutory holiday pay to take commission payments into account: that is to say, a worker’s holiday pay should not be based solely on basic salary.

    1st July 2014 Read more

     

  • Commercial  

    Commercial

    Adam has over twenty years of experience dealing with business and commercial disputes, regularly appearing in the High Court and County Court.

    He is instructed by corporate, private and local authority clients. He also accepts instructions directly from members of the public under the bar’s direct access scheme.

    Work includes:

    • Consumer credit
    • Orders for delivery up of goods
    • Retention of title
    • Freezing and other injunctions
    • Partnership disputes
    • Costs
    • Construction and building disputes
    • Breach of contract
    • Insolvency
    • Related cases of interest
    • McFaddens v Chandrasekaran [2007] EWCA Civ 220 — Substantial claim by a solicitor to recover unpaid costs.

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Further information

Qualifications

  • London School of Economic - BSc(Econ) and MSc
  • Polytechnic of Central London -Dip Law
  • Council of Legal Education

News & Resources

Holiday Pay and Commission

In the recent decision made by the European Court in Lock v British Gas Trading Limited [2014] WLR (D) 224 it was determined that EU law requires a worker’s statutory holiday pay to take commission payments into account: that is to say, a worker’s holiday pay should not be based solely on basic salary.

1st July 2014 Read more
Adam Swirsky


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Year of Call 1989

Email

adamswirsky@lambchambers.co.uk

Contact clerk

Paul O'Mullane

020 7797 8302

VAT Reg No

626926417

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