Adam Butler

Adam’s practice consists of all areas of criminal defence work, particularly serious violence and sexual offences, as well as drugs supply and money laundering.

Notable Cases

  • R v Meade (2010) (Central Criminal Court)  Junior alone on a two-handed, cut-throat, drugs related attempted murder involving firearms.
  • R v Leung (2009) (Maidstone CC) – Defence of a case of sexual assault where the defence was one of somnambulism (sleep-walking).
  • R v Nevins (2009) (Bristol CC) – Led junior in a multi-handed drugs related kidnap and rape.
  • R v Huggins (2008) (Central Criminal Court) – Led junior in a two-handed drugs related murder.
  • R v B (2008) (Wood Green CC)  Junior alone in a gang-rape/acid attack.
  • R v J (2007) (Blackfriars CC)  Junior alone in a rape where both the complainant and the defendant were deaf-mutes, with the consequent difficulties relating to their special needs.


  • LLB Manchester University
  • Hardwicke Scholar - Lincoln’s Inn

Professional Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association


  • Hill walking
  • Sabre fencing