Aleister Adamson Joined Hickman & Rose in September 2020 and works in the Civil Department as a member of the firm’s Grenfell Tower Inquiry team.
Aleister graduated with an LLB in Law with New Zealand Law from the University of Nottingham. As part of his degree, Aleister spent a year studying overseas at the University of Auckland. He also has an LLM in Human Rights Law from the University of Nottingham. During his LLM, Aleister presented independent research at the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association conference. His research focused on the so-called war on drugs in the Philippines and reform of the 1951 Refugee Convention. Aleister was awarded an Exhibition Scholarship from Inner Temple and will be called to the bar in May 2021.
Aleister has undertaken a number of volunteering and pro bono roles including at the Personal Support Unit, assisting litigants in person before the County Court, and with Student Action for Refugees. He was formerly on the committee of a regional branch of the National Autistic Society and successfully challenged a local authority on its autism strategy.