Robyn is a senior lawyer in the litigation and dispute resolution team.

Robyn joined Debenhams Ottaway in 2016 as a trainee solicitor from a large regional law firm, qualifying into our litigation and dispute resolution team in 2018. Robyn deals with a wide variety of general commercial disputes as well as having experience in specialist insolvency litigation and property litigation.


Robyn’s experience includes advising clients and running litigation to trial as well as working with senior lawyers in the team on high-value, highly complex litigation. Robyn also has experience of alternative dispute resolution including mediation, arbitrations and informal negotiations.

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Robyn is a member of TMA (Turnaround Management Association), and sits on the committee of TMA NOW, the Network of Women branch of the TMA. Robyn is also a member of the Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers Division, IWIRC (International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation), the IP Society (Intellectual Property Society), and the JLSLA (Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association), and is this firm’s Junior LSLA Champion.

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What Clients Say
  • Immediate professional response and advice, leading to an effective outcome.

    Giles Hall
  • Very clear about cost. Kept me informed on the progress of my case.

    Denis Boussac
  • Robyn Adams was helpful and dealt with this matter promptly and efficiently despite the fact that the nation was in lock-down!

  • Worked with my best interest as a priority, advised accordingly. Very professional and efficient.

  • Communication was perfect. Robyn adhered to timeframes and managed my expectations from the start.

    Shire Homecare Services
  • Information provided at the beginning of the process as well as the useful updates throughout. Also noteworthy was the flexibility, (and patience) of the lawyer.

  • Robyn Adams is smart, hardworking and a great lawyer.

    Legal 500 UK 2024
  • Robyn Adams is up and coming, and thoroughly excellent. Robyn is pragmatic, commercially minded and efficient. She is a formidable opponent and is able to cut through the issues to focus the parties on the real crux of a dispute.

    Legal 500 UK 2024