Jessica Adam Partner

Jessica works for a range of clients from private equity houses and asset managers to large corporate groups.

Jessica is a corporate and M&A lawyer focusing on private equity and private M&A.

As well as acting for private equity sponsors, Jessica heads up the management team advisory practice. Alongside her private equity practice, she advises key corporate clients on a range of matters including private M&A and complex group reorganisations.

Jessica also has considerable experience of acting for clients in the professional services sector, particularly in the context of law firm mergers.

Jessica has featured in recent press articles such as The Lawyer’s “Female Private Equity Stars” and Legal Business’s “Female Deal Stars”.

Jessica is a partner champion of our Balance network, a forum for all staff managing careers and home lives, enabling discussion, support and the exchange of the information and ideas, to achieve a work-life balance.

What people are saying


"Jessica Adam is a standout lawyer in the team. She is exceptionally commercial and experienced and puts the client first always. I trust her advice and consider her an extra member of our management team."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"The unique issues surrounding professional partnership and LLP structures require specialist industry and market knowledge to negotiate most effectively. "

The UK Legal 500 2022

"Jessica's market and commercial knowledge are very strong. Her ability to maintain sight of the entire structure [of a deal] allows in-house lawyers to focus on individual issues and rely on Jessica to pull the team back to the 1,000-foot plan when we start to go off-piste."

The UK Legal 500 2022

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