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About Adam

Adam specialises in dispute resolution in the insurance and reinsurance sector. Adam also has experience of investor/state international arbitration and has acted in arbitrations under a number of the common institutional rules including ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL and LCIA. Adam has higher rights of audience and his court experience includes a number of cases that have progressed to the Court of Appeal. He has significant experience of asset preservation and freezing orders.

Adam’s insurance experience encompasses a number of classes of business including financial institutions, professional indemnity, product liability, warranty and indemnity (W&I), cyber, and commercial general liability (CGL). His reinsurance experience is equally extensive and, in particular, includes advising clients on disputes involving some of the more unusual hybrid reinsurance/capital markets products.

In addition to his contentious work Adam regularly advises his clients on the drafting of new product offerings, reinsurance treaty wordings and binding authority agreements.

Adam is recommended as a key lawyer in the current edition of Legal 500 2023. He upholds an excellent reputation among clients who say that “Adam Strong is very solid” and that he “is singled out for his ability to run complex multi-track arbitrations”. Another observer in Legal 500 2023 says that he has “a great combination of technical ability, commercial sensitivity and strategic acumen.”

Adam is qualified in England and Wales.