Lawyer Profiles

Cape Town
Adam Harris is a partner of Bowman Gilfillan and specialises in insolvency, business restructuring and related fields. He is a Director and member of the Executive Committee of INSOL, the leading international organisation which represents some 9500 members worldwide. He also served for many years as a national councillor of SARIPA (the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association, formerly known as AIPSA). He previously chaired the Law Society of South Africa Insolvency Committee.

In the course of his practice, Adam represents lenders and creditors and other institutions such as professional indemnity insurers, as well as Business Rescue and Insolvency Practitioners in various aspects relating to the administration of insolvent estates and the restructuring, and winding-up of companies.

Adam has attended to some of the leading cases on different aspects of insolvency such as the constitutionality of interrogations, impeachable transactions, procedural aspects of liquidation applications and Practitioners' remuneration. He is one of the co-authors of the latest edition of Mars, a leading insolvency text in South Africa.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Re-structuring

Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Re-structuring Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance

  • Litigation

Latest Deals

  • BA, LLM (University of Cape Town)

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