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Adam Solomon QC specialises principally in the fields of Commercial and Employment Law. He also practises in the fields of regulatory and public law, covering areas such as education and sport. He has consistently appeared in the legal directories since 2005 in respect of all his practice areas.

He is recognised as a leading barrister in Chambers & Partners, which describes him as "An excellent all-rounder, who combines flair in the courtroom with diligence and perseverance." "A rising star."

As a silk, the Legal 500 also recommends Adam in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Employment, and Professional Disciplinary and Regulatory Law, stating that he is "an effective, determined and persuasive advocate with a pleasing court manner" (Employment). "His work includes solicitors regulation" (Professional discipline and regulatory law), and he is "a tough and uncompromising cross-examiner, well prepared and effective" (Commercial Litigation).

Adam is also ranked as a leading barrister in Who's Who Legal 2016 where he is described as "a 'distinguished player' in the field."

He appears regularly in the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal and "is considered excellent on High Court restrictive covenant injunctions” (Chambers & Partners). Adam has appeared in the highest courts and tribunals: he was instructed in an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (on appeal from the House of Lords), appeared in January 2019 in the Supreme Court in the case of Egon Zehnder and July 2017 in the Supreme Court in the case of Michalak, and has also appeared as an advocate on a number of occasions before the Privy Council, including Adamas v Cheung [2011] I.R.L.R. 1014 which concerned variation of contract.

Adam is also called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands, and has recently (summer 2016) appeared in the BVI Commercial Court in a unfair prejudice and share dispute trial, and was successful before the BVI Court of Appeal when responding to the appeal (summer 2017).

Recent legal directory comments include the following:

"his arguments are punchy and he is a real fighter"
"he chomps through the work with endless enthusiasm"
"a positive and pragmatic advocate, who is excellent with clients and on his feet"
"always looks to get the best possible result for the client, and never distances himself from problems"
"he has a very can-do attitude"
"handles all aspects of employment and commercial litigation”, and is "client friendly, extremely helpful and a witty advocate”
"upbeat can-do attitude”, "very tenacious and will fight for the results it needs”
"masters his brief well and his highly tenacious”
"he punches holes in the other side's position…"
"combines intelligence with humour, show great perseverance and manages to charm clients along the way”
"he is so hard-working and dedicated that even if he is super-busy he will always find a way of helping you”

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