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Adam Dymock


Adam is an experienced associate with vast expertise in commercial and insurance litigation.

He regularly acts on behalf of both claimants and defendants, insureds and insurers, in civil claims against ­professionals. 

He defends complex and high-value negligence claims against solicitors, but his experience also extends to acting on behalf of other types of professionals, including accountants, surveyors, engineers and architects.  Adam has also gained valuable experience handling professional indemnity claims in-house for insurers and third party administrators, whilst on secondment.

Whilst at Watson Burton, Adam has developed his experience in the field of construction and he has been involved with a number of litigated claims against construction professionals, ranging from architects and engineers to logistics advisors and interior designers.

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recent experience

  • Acting on behalf of a firm of accountants in relation to their alleged failure to resolve the Claimant’s tax affairs with HMRC within a reasonable time-frame, thereby giving rise to a substantial claim for interest and penalties.  Adam recently settled this claim for a fraction of its pleaded value, leaving the Claimant to pursue his former accountants.
  • Defending a substantial claim against a civil engineer for their allegedly defective design of a gabion wall in a residential development.
  • Defending claims against firms of asbestos surveyors for failures to identify the presence of asbestos during demolition surveys.
  • Assisting in the resolution of a significant claim against a national firm of valuers worth £2.5m at less than one third of its value at mediation.
  • Acting on behalf of a contractor in a £1m negligence claim against four architects, following their involvement with the design of a care home.