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Tori Adams

Year of call: 2016

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Tori welcomes instructions in all areas of chambers’ practice including crime, immigration, family, civil liberties, property and housing and general civil.

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Family Law

Tori accepts instructions in all private and public family law matters and regularly acts in both private and public law children work, including in applications for Prohibited Steps Orders, Non-Molestation Orders, Interim Care Orders and Child Arrangements Orders. Her experience includes cases involving vulnerable individuals and allegations of domestic abuse. Tori also has experience of acting in financial remedies cases and has been led in an advice for a client for use in the High Court in India.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties

Tori regularly advises on cases involving human rights breaches, including unlawful detention claims and claims under the Equality Act 2010. These cases generally involve vulnerable individuals who suffer with issues relating to both their physical and mental health. Tori has recently assisted in securing settlements for a number of victims of unlawful detention.

Crime

Tori’s criminal practice involves defending in trials in the Magistrates’ Court, Youth Court and Crown Court on behalf of clients charged with various offences, including violent crime, and has gained significant experience of dealing with vulnerable clients. Tori is CPS grade 2 and has prosecuted in a number of cases, including appeals against conviction in the Crown Court.

Immigration Law 

Tori regularly acts in immigration proceedings before the First-Tier Tribunal, including in bail applications, asylum appeals and deportation appeals, and also welcomes work in the Upper Tribunal. Tori has experience of advising on merits of appeal, as well as Judicial Review, as well as drafting the same.

Property and General Civil

Tori has experience appearing in landlord and tenant disputes in the County Court and has been instructed by Local Authorities and private landlords in cases involving rent arrears and possession. Tori has also acted in contractual disputes on behalf of both the Claimant and the Defendant as well as matters involving Probate disputes. Tori welcomes drafting and advisory work.

BACKGROUND

Tori completed her law degree at the University of Exeter and the BPTC at the University of Law. She then worked as a paralegal, gaining experience in various practice areas including personal injury, commercial litigation, crime and family.

Tori also volunteered as a tribunal representative through IPSEA, supporting and representing parents of children with Special Educational Needs.

She was called to the Bar by Inner Temple in 2016.

Qualifications 

Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law

LLB Law, University of Exeter

Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association

Criminal Bar Association

Human Rights Lawyers Association

Bar Human Rights Committee

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