Adam Soliman is a barrister and solicitor who specializes in business law and civil litigation. He provides legal counsel to clients and handles a range of matters from corporate restructuring to commercial litigation and defamation cases.

By combining expertise in both business law and civil litigation, Adam brings great value to his clients in the event that their needs overlap across both fields. He takes a relationship-focused approach to his work with a primary focus on helping clients build trust and confidence in him.

Adam’s areas of focus in business law include incorporating companies, shareholders agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, contract review and drafting, commercial lease review and drafting, corporate restructuring, debt recovery, dispute resolution, buying and selling businesses, commercial property conveying, and development projects.

His work in civil litigation includes cases in business litigation, property disputes, shareholders disputes, creditor / debtor disputes, and claims for negligence and damages.

In addition to his robust work experience in business law and civil litigation, Adam is passionate about international environmental law and human rights. He teaches and lectures at several universities including the University of Hong Kong, Dalian Maritime University (China), and University of Calgary. He also taught at the University of British Columbia where he is now pursuing his PhD. Through 2014 and 2015, Adam was a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School where he spent the academic year lecturing and working on his research.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Degrees

  • PhD in Law, University of British Columbia, Canada, forthcoming 2023
  • LLM in Agriculture and Food Law, University of Arkansas, USA, 2013
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2012
  • MSc. in Agriculture Economics, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2010
  • BSc. in Agriculture Economics, University of Alexandria, Egypt, 1999

Certificates

  • Project Management Certificate, Strategic Leadership Specialization, University of British Columbia, December 2009
  • Certificate of Achievement, Negotiation, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, December 2009
  • Graduate Student Certificate Program in Teaching in Higher Education, University of British Columbia, May 2009

MBA Modules

  • Public-Private Partnerships, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, March 2009
  • Consulting for Organizational Behavior, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, May 2009

Facilitation, Coaching and Leadership Workshops

  • Leadership for the 21st Century: Chaos, Conflict and Courage, Dubai School of Government and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, March 2010
  • Coaching for Leadership Excellence, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, December 2009
  • Leading Change, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, November 2009
  • The Journey of Facilitation and Collaboration: An Integral Approach, University of British Columbia, July 2009
  • Instructional Skills Workshop, Center for Teaching and Academic Growth, University of British Columbia, March 2009

Negotiation Workshops

  • Changing Minds: The Art of Persuasion, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, March 2010
  • Advanced Negotiation Skills, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, May 2009
  • Strategies, Skills and Tactics of Negotiations, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, March 2009

CURRENT & PAST MEMBERSHIPS

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Law and Economics Association
  • American Law and Economics Association
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Canadian Agricultural Economics Society
  • Food and Drug Law Institute
  • Western Agriculture Economics Association
  • International Association of Agricultural Economists
  • International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member: Richmond Food Security Society (August 2013 – October 2014)
  • Board Member: The Sharing Farm (March 2014 – October 2014)

PUBLICATIONS

Selected Academic Publications

Book Contributions

Selected Non-Academic Articles

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