Adam Smith




Practice area

Child Care


Adam’s approach was thoroughly professional at all times, any information and updates was relayed to us very fast, together with explanations of what they meant and what the implications were.

Adam is an Associate in the Child Care and Legal Aid Children department.

Adam holds a caseload of Legal Aid Public Family Law cases, dealing with connected work such as Special Guardianship and Adoption. Adam provides clients with continuity of representation and regularly undertakes his own advocacy in the Family Court.

Adam prides himself on giving legal advice which is straight-talking, but sensitive. He enjoys protecting his client’s position and deals effectively with a variety of public family law cases in the most emotionally challenging and urgent circumstances. Adam has particular interest in cases where parents wish to have increased contact with children in Local Authority care, or parents who have made positive changes since a Care Order was made and wish for their children to come home.

Recently published cases:

Re A and B [2019] EWFC B10Adam represented his client at the final hearing and was successful in advancing his client’s position that his client’s children should remain together in foster care and the youngest should not be placed for adoption.

Career history

2018: Associate, Blaser Mills Law