Speaker details

IBA Annual Litigation Forum 2022

27 Apr - 29 Apr 2022

Royal Lancaster London, London, England

Speaker information

Adam Heppinstall


Adam Heppinstall is described by Legal 500 as being “Very sharp, always finds the best way through a complex situation and very commercial, too. Has an engaging easy manner that makes him a pleasure to work with and great with all clients” and someone who “responds well under pressure and is incredibly bright.” Chambers UK say that he is “A very robust counsel – nothing fazes him. He’s hard-working and gets on top of the detail.” and that “He is extremely calm and knowledgeable and has excellent judgement. He is a terrific team player; he rolls his sleeves up and gets into the detail” and as “tactically astute” and “the ‘very bright’ Adam Heppinstall who provides ‘clear, sensible advice’ and brings ‘a spirited approach’ to his cases”. Representative cases include being instructed by one of the interested parties in the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry, by Total in respect of a climate change law challenge to a LNG plant in Mozambique, by GSK in the Seroxat pharmaceutical group action, by Shell in relation to Nigerian oil spill group actions, by the Government in relation to H1N1 vaccine damage cases, by Unilever in respect of post-election violence in Kenya, by a large group of Claimants in the VW emissions scandal litigation and by various private clients and government departments in respect of judicial reviews, public procurement, property disputes, fires, housing policy, professional discipline, contractual/commercial claims, FOIA/DPA, inquests, employment claims, Traffic Commissioner hearings, NIHL, ionising radiation, bullying, mesothelioma, TBI, WBV, NFCI and Q Fever.