Christian Adams




Christian Adams is an associate based in the Dubai office and a member of the Finance Department. Mr. Adams advises on a broad range of banking, finance and restructuring matters. Mr. Adams was named a “Leading Lawyer” in the field of restructuring and insolvency by Islamic Finance news 2010-2013. 

Mr. Adams’ recent experience includes representing:

A Middle East telecommunications company in connection with a US$13 billion dollar acquisition finance facility 

The Government of Dubai on the drafting of Dubai Decree No. 57 of 2009, establishing an internationally recognised and bespoke legal framework for the restructuring of Dubai World and its subsidiaries

The Dubai Financial Support Fund and the Government of Dubai on the restructurings of Dubai World and Nakheel. This Dubai World deal was named Acquisitions Monthly’s 2010 “Restructuring Deal of the Year” describing it “the largest and most complex EMEA restructuring of 2010.” This deal was also awarded "Deal of the Year 2011" by The Banker and won the IFLR "Middle East Restructuring Deal of the Year"

Contact details

+ 971.4.704.6420

Areas of Practice

Restructuring & Insolvency
Banking and Finance

Year Qualified



LLB, University of Leeds, 2003
LPC, College of Law, York, 2004


Law Society of England and Wales


England and Wales (Solicitor)