LL.B (Hons) University of Glasgow

Special interests


Media, defamation and privacy

Personal Injury

Public and fatal accident inquiries


Stable telephone number

0141 370 8669

Angela Bath

Laura Kenney

Nicole Ferguson


Adam has a general civil court practice with particular interest in Family Law, Reparation, Contract, Land Law, Licensing, Fatal Accident Inquiries; Immigration and Proceeds of Crime.

He is a part-time Judge of the First Tier of the Tribunal Service (Social Entitlement Chamber). He is a regular speaker at seminars, most recently speaking on The Home Owners and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Act 2010: Expert Witnesses; and Racial Crime. He is experienced in the Sheriff Court and the Court of Session. He is a public speaker (National Library of Scotland - June 2015) TV broadcaster (USA TV documentary - October 2015) and author of books on Scottish History (2007-2015). “…Adam Ardrey, advocate, took a much more pragmatic and measured approach to the valuation of the services provided... As is set out in his copy opinion on quantum…” - Yule v Forbes 2004 SLT 13.


Yule v Forbes (Reparation)

Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Brown (Company)

Umair v Umair (Human Rights)

Barclay v Renfrewshire Council (Licensing)

Mahmood v McCarthy (Family)


Chairman, Disability Appeals Tribunal

Chairman, Social Security Appeals Tribunal

Chairman, Moira Anderson Foundation (Child Sexual Abuse Charity)