Adam Davis

Adam Davis


Adam is the partner of the Rayleigh office and the head of the firm’s Construction and Engineering Law department. He is based in the Rayleigh office where he specialises in both contentious and non contentious Construction and Engineering Law.

Adam read law at the University of Brighton before successfully completing his Masters in Law at Nottingham University and was called to the Bar in July 2007.

Adam joined Palmers in April 2008 to cross qualify as a solicitor and successfully completed the remainder of his training with Palmers and became a Partner on 1 August 2015. Adam deals with all areas of construction law including:

  • advising on and drafting JCT contracts
  • NEC contracts
  • bespoke contracts
  • standard form contracts
  • amendments to standard form contracts
  • arbitration
  • adjudication
  • mediation
  • technology and construction court claims
  • County Court claims
  • applications for payments
  • insurance-related matters
  • LADs
  • Party Wall Act matters
  • warranty claims
  • planning disputes

Adam is a full member of the Society of Construction Law, a group of construction solicitors, barristers, surveyors, engineers, architects, and other construction professionals promoting the development, study and practice of construction law in the UK.

In his spare time, Adam enjoys rugby, horse riding and socialising with his friends and family.

Legal 500 2017 – “‘An impressive lawyer who is keen on reducing the risks of litigation whilst also pushing hard for the clients’ objectives’.”

Adam Davis – As usual we have received an excellent, professional level of service from Adam and his team. Adam always gives good advice and guides us through some challenging situations.

Mr Goddard, Essex, December 2016

Adam Davis – The approach taken and customer service delivered by Adam we found truly refreshing and of an impeccably high standard. His response always, prompt, detailed, and clear. In addition, he achieved a fantastic outcome for our company in resolving the issues, resulting in a settlement agreement that we were very happy with. We would not hesitate in recommending him and indeed will be our first contact should we require legal advice in the future.

Mr D S, May 2016

Adam Davis – We are really happy with the way that Adam dealt with the case for us, thank you.

Ms R Oswell, Hi-Velocity UK Ltd, November 2015

Rayleigh Office

01268 988488

Office Address

105A High Street,

Fax: 01268 988489