Adam Tear is a solicitor advocate at Howe+Co. He specialises in general civil litigation, immigration and inquiry work. Adam was awarded Solicitor Advocate of the year 2014, following being a runner up in 2013. He was again runner up in 2015 and 2016. He has been shortlisted for the 2017 award. He was also nominated for Human Rights Lawyer of the Year 2016.
Adam Tear, Howe+Co, discusses his personal highlights of the year, the challenges facing solicitor advocates, his advice for solicitor advocates, and more.
In the first part of our annual series celebrating the nominees for the Solicitor Advocate of the Year award at the Law Society’s Excellence Awards, Adam Tear, the 2013 winner, offers his expert take on handling committal hearings - few and far between, perhaps, but an ever-changing area of the law.
Adam Tear on how the rise of litigants in person has thrown into relief the special duties encumbent on the advocate