Adam Beaumont

Call 2009

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Adam joined Exchange Chambers having previously worked at three international law firms as an employed barrister and, as such, has considerable experience of acting in complex, heavy-weight commercial matters.  

Adam has particular experience in construction (and associated ADR, including adjudication and mediation), as well as banking and finance and general commercial matters. Adam also has experience of providing advice, including coverage advice, in insurance backed matter. 

Adam’s recent experience includes: 

  • Successful in proceedings for deceit against the Defendant for obtaining monies from the Claimant by claiming he and associates were working at a firm of stockbrokers, when, in fact, the money was used by the Defendant for luxury holidays and gambling. Claimant received over £250,000.00 plus costs.  
  • Instructed in TCC High Court Part 7 and Part 8 proceedings relating to three connected adjudications regarding the completion of groundworks and sewage works in excess of £1.2m. Successfully settled before hearing.  
  • Represented the successful party in TCC High Court adjudication enforcement proceedings Bexhill Construction Ltd v Kingsmead Homes Ltd [2023 EWHC 2344 (TCC) 
  • Advising on and drafting particulars in respect of a claim against a global motor vehicle producer for breach of an exclusivity agreement, with the claim valued in excess of £1.5m.  
  • Drafting an amended defence to a claim in excess of £5m regarding breach of contract and bailment obligations in respect of alleged high value machinery.  
  • Advising a majority shareholder and director of a English Football Club on allegations of breach of director’s duties, fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract. Represented the client at pre-action negotiations/meetings.  
  • Advising a luxury car showroom on the passing of title in a vehicle, agency and a claim in restitution.