Adam is a partner and the team leader of Mills Oakley’s Property team in Canberra.
He has nearly 15 years of experience acting on a range of structured property transactions, in which he has advised public and private sector clients in relation to the leasing, licensing, divestment, acquisition, and development of real property. In addition to advising in relation to property law matters, he also regularly advises clients in relation to environmental, planning, heritage, and native title aspects.
Adam acts widely for government departments, agencies, and statutory authorities, with deep experience acting for (amongst others) the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defence, the Department of Finance, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, the Department of Industry and Science, the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, Airservices Australia, Australian Hearing Services, the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Australian Taxation Office, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia, the National Archives of Australia, Places Victoria, and the University of Canberra.
Adam also has extensive private sector experience, having provided property law advice to clients including Coles, Myer, Kmart, ANZ Banking Group, GE, Shell, ExxonMobil, Acciona, and Eureka Funds Management.
Adam was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Australia for Real Property Law (2015 and 2016) and Government Practice (2016).
Adam is a member of the ACT Law Society’s Property Law Committee and a member (and the Deputy Chair) of the ACT Division of the Property Council of Australia’s Economic Development Committee.