Adam Kudryl

Head of Corporate & Employee Incentives

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Adam Kudryl is Head of Corporate & Employee Incentives. He joined Harper James in April 2018 as a Corporate Partner. He is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer.

In the corporate field, Adam helps businesses ranging from micro and start-up businesses and high growth businesses to large corporates, including some household names. This work includes making and receiving strategic investments, company and business acquisitions, company and business sales (mostly of niche businesses to large PLCs), helping negotiate the terms of debt funding and structuring joint ventures.

In the commercial field, he specialises in helping niche businesses to negotiate with larger often global businesses (both as customers and suppliers to the niche businesses), helping them to get a good deal and on fair terms.

Adam trained and qualified into a boutique corporate law firm in 2003 and went on to spend the majority of his senior career in Top 100 law firms.

He's had substantial previous experience in the following sectors:

  • Technology, including telecoms, software and digital commerce
  • Creative industries, including media, entertainment & publishing, and advertising & marketing
  • Life sciences and healthcare, including partnership/practice agreements, pharmaceuticals and the dental industry
  • Retail and luxury brands, including fashion and consumer goods
  • Manufacturing

Adam has also taken part in our Spotlight on a Solicitor series, sharing his journey into law and proudest career moments. Read the interview to hear about his life in law.  

In his spare time, when not chasing around after his wife and three sons, Adam is an avid CrossFit athlete and Olympic weightlifter, regularly competing in both sports. He recently won Gold medals in the Masters 73kg bodyweight category at the British Masters Weightlifting Championships (2020), and at the English Weightlifting Championships (2021). During the first lockdown he won outright the Spartan Race Virtual Ireland event (beating 527 other worldwide competitors). He also came 18th in age group of the recent HYROX Virtual World Championships and just came 5th in age group in the Pro division at the in-person HYROX Manchester event.


What our clients say

We pride ourselves on delivering an excellent service for clients, but don’t just take our word for it.
Our solicitor Sarah has been fantastic, as have Stephen and Adam.
Mark Grenside Co-Founder, Dragonfly Biosciences
Both Adam and Callum worked tirelessly with other advisors and principals to sensibly solve problems as they arose during the transaction and were integral to seeing the deal through to a successful completion.
Patrick Lynch Director, Castle Square Corporate Finance

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