Adam Cole

Advocate and Counsel

Adam Cole's practice encompasses all aspects of commercial litigation, contentious insolvency and contentious trust issues.

Adam obtained an MA(Hons) from the University of Edinburgh before being admitted as a Solicitor (currently non-practising) in England and Wales in 2008.  He began his career with CMS Cameron McKenna in London and spent time on secondments to a major global insurance underwriter and the firm´s Prague office.  Adam qualified into CMS’ renowned insurance and reinsurance litigation department.  Adam then moved to Guernsey in 2009 and gained significant experience with two other leading offshore law firms prior to joining Ferbrache & Farrell LLP.

Adam was sworn as an Advocate of the Royal Court in 2014 and is a member of the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (ARIES). He also completed, and was awarded a Distinction for, the STEP Advanced Certificate in International Trusts Disputes.

Adam has been highlighted in the following leading legal directories:

  • Chambers & Partners UK 2018- Recognised as the only “Associate to Watch” for Guernsey Dispute Resolution and praised for being “extremely polite, genuine and hard-working” for being a “pleasure to work with” and for bringing a “commercial and pragmatic approach”. 
  • Legal 500 UK 2018- Recognised as a “Next Generation Lawyer”.
  • Chambers Global 2018- Recognised for his work on trust disputes and contentious insolvency cases with sources describing him as "extremely diligent and detailed”.
  • Chambers UK 2017- Highlighted as an “Associate to Watch” and recognised for offering clients "a broad level of experience in commercial dispute work, with particular expertise in contentious trust matters".  Adam was praised for his ability to "bring a calm and independent view to situations" and for the fact that "clients really like him and respect his advice".
  • Legal 500 UK 2016 praised for being "professional and friendly".
Dedicated, commercial and highly approachable