Sam Adair

  • Admitted to the New South Wales Bar: 2009
  • Solicitor: 2005
  • Contact

    T: +61 2 8231 5911


  • Admitted to the New South Wales Bar: 2009
  • Solicitor: 2005
  • 2004

    BA LLB (Hons)
  • 2007-2009

    Deacons (Lawyer, Insurance Litigation Group)

  • 2005-2007

    Vardanega Roberts (Associate 2007; Solicitor 2005-2007)

  • Sam Adair accepts briefs in all areas of commercial law. He is especially sought after for his expertise in insurance law, including professional liability, policy interpretation, and general liability.

    Sam has more than a decade’s experience advising and appearing in proceedings involving the building & construction, property, legal, financial services and health industries. He is generally briefed in complex disputes in Australian superior courts, predominantly the Supreme Court of NSW and the Federal Court of Australia, including against senior counsel.

    Sam’s current matters include professional liability proceedings in State Supreme Courts and the defence of representative proceedings in the Federal Court.

    In addition to his specialisms, Sam has appeared and advised in commercial and equity suits, corporate disputes, regulatory and disciplinary matters in courts and tribunals, arbitrations and other forms of ADR, and representative proceedings involving historical claims.

    Sam was the recipient of the P. Blaskhi & Sons Prize for achieving the highest aggregate mark for the February 2009 NSW Bar Examinations.

    Sam Adair