Adam Hinks

Adam Hinks

Counsel

T +65 6603 1657
M +65 8112 1173

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Adam Hinks joined Walkers' Singapore office in February 2017 and is a counsel in the Insolvency and Dispute Resolution Group where he specialises in cross-border commercial litigation, restructuring and insolvency matters.

He has experience advising clients in relation to fraud, shareholder disputes, securing and/or discharging urgent interim relief and the ownership and control of companies.

Prior to joining Walkers, Adam worked in the litigation a restructuring department in another leading offshore firm in the British Virgin Islands where he acted as BVI counsel for Barclays Bank PLC (Singapore) in relation to a constructive trust and unlawful means conspiracy claim against a BVI company and high net-worth individual; acted as BVI Counsel for JSC VTB Bank in obtaining freezing injunction relief and was instructed by Hong Kong and PRC entities in relation to unfair prejudice and shareholder disputes.

Before working in the BVI Adam practiced as a solicitor in London where he was instructed by a trustee in a claim for guidance regarding the validity of US$400m transferred into a trust involving issues including fraud, money laundering, Russian and Cypriot corporate law. He was also instructed in successfully obtaining a US$425m freezing order and a subsequent preliminary issues hearing on act of state doctrine and issue estoppel before the English Court of Appeal

Admitted in:
British Virgin Islands
England and Wales (non-practising)
Called to the Bar of England and Wales (non-practising)

Qualifications:
Bar Vocational Course, BPP, London
BA, Law and Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science

BVI Bar Association
Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association
Member of the BVI Arbitration Group

 

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