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McWilliams, Adam

Adam McWilliams

Of Counsel
Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2052
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Adam McWilliams is Of Counsel in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. The focus of his practice is international arbitration, where he acts in cross-border cases across all major industry sectors, having particular experience working with infrastructure, construction, energy and mining clients around the world. He has been engaged as counsel in cases involving various governing laws and administered by all the major institutions, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). Prior to joining the firm, Adam worked in the arbitration practice of a top-tier international firm in London and studied international and commercial law at Cambridge University. Adam is qualified in England and New York, as well as his native Australia where he began his legal career undertaking a judicial clerkship as the associate to a judge of the Federal Court of Australia.

  • Cambridge University
    (Master of Law, 2011)
  • Queensland University of Technology
    (Bachelor of Laws, First Class Honours, 2007)
  • Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • The State Bar of New York
  • High Court of Australia