Adam is a highly experienced advocate who has always specialised in the field of criminal defence. He has built up an extensive practice, and is available for both private work and legally aided matters.
Adam’s expertise and thorough preparation means that he is valued in complicated and novel matters. He is equally able to argue persuasively a convoluted point of law, or to cross-examine a vulnerable witness effectively.
Adam’s practice consists predominantly of criminal defence in serious matters. He has often acted as a leading junior, and regularly appears in the Court of Appeal. He has been instructed in murders, rapes, kidnaps, people trafficking, frauds, money laundering, drugs conspiracies, firearms matters, serious violence and road traffic fatalities. He is able to undertake direct access work, and also prosecutes.
Criminal Bar Association
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Grade 2 CPS Counsel
LLB Manchester University
Hardwicke Scholar – Lincoln’s Inn
Adam Butler is approved to accept instructions direct from international and UK clients on a direct access basis, without the need for a solicitor intermediary in appropriate cases.