Adam is Director of Legal for The Sun, the UK’s most popular newspaper. He is a former Editorial Legal Director at the Telegraph Media Group and Group Legal advisor at Associated Newspapers, the Daily Mail group. He was called to the bar in 1997.
He has unparalleled expertise and experience in all issues of reputation management and a far-reaching network throughout the newspaper, broadcasting and online worlds, as well as a profound understanding of the key issues within the media and in particular the issues surrounding free speech. Adam has been involved in many of the key media legal decisions of the past few years as well as some of the most controversial and high profile stories. His most high profile case this year was the successful defence of Johnny Depp v the Sun.
During his 19 years working for the three largest newspaper groups, he has gained substantial experience in high-level and high-stakes crisis management.
Adam is a director of the London Press Club, is on the Board of Directors of the Media Law Resource Center, is a Director of the Jewish News newspaper group, a Governor of the Jewish Free School and sits on the executive of the Conservative Friends of Israel. He is a former President of the Cambridge Union.