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Adam has a range of experience that he has gained over fifteen years in Property law and related matters. Currently, Adam uses this experience to specialise in Commercial Property.
Having run his own law firm, he has a particular affinity with small business owners and is able to meet their objectives from a position of understanding.
He acts for developers, trustees, Charities, individuals and companies in the sale and purchase of commercial property including retail shops, licensed premises, warehouses and offices, land for development and other related matters such as SIPP sales and purchases.
He also acts for residential and commercial landlords in granting or renewing leases and all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement including collective enfranchisement and lease extensions. He is able to set up companies and tailor articles of association for example when acquiring freehold reversions to blocks of flats.
Adam deals with development work such as planning agreements with the local authority, site acquisitions and disposals, option agreements and can also deal with the sale or purchase of businesses, whether assets or shares.
He liaises closely with our Corporate, Family Law and Wills and Probate departments in providing a complete service to clients.
History & memberships
Adam was Managing Director of Donnelly & Elliott Limited for five year prior to its acquisition by Verisona Law and continues to tenaciously pursue the best interests of his clients.
Adam is a member of the Hampshire Incorporated Law Society, Law Society Property Section, Portsmouth Property Association and Solent Conveyancing Lawyers group.
After graduating in Law at Southampton University in 2003 he gained five years’ experience before becoming a solicitor, working full time as a conveyancing lawyer. Adam undertook residential conveyancing transactions and completed the final stage of his post-graduate legal training on the weekends at the same time.
He was admitted as a Solicitor in September 2008. He joined Donnelly & Elliott in 2009 and took a lead role in its succession, advising both his own and former clients of Michael Donnelly and subsequently becoming the Managing Director responsible for the financial and structural management of the firm, Compliance, HR and IT systems amongst other roles.
In 2019, Adam became a director of Verisona Law and Head of the Commercial Property Department.
In his spare time, Adam enjoys reading, composing music through digital sampling, playing guitar and spending time with his friends and family. He is a trustee of Gosport Voluntary Action.