Adam Burton

Personal Injury

Title: Associate

Tel: 0191 226 7856

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Adam joined Sintons in October 2018 as an Associate in the claimant personal injury department.


  • Adam is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • He joined Sintons having worked in a large solicitors practice dealing with both multi-track accident and disease claims, including asbestos claims
  • He has worked in the field of personal injury for over 22 years, predominantly in the North East
  • Adam has a wealth of experience dealing with claims relating to serious and catastrophic injuries, accidents at work and complex road traffic accidents
  • Adam is committed to providing clients with clear and straightforward advice at the outset of all claims and seeks throughout the claim to obtain early rehabilitation needs for his clients. Most of Adam’s clients have suffered significant orthopeadic, life changing injuries and early rehabilitation is key for the wellbeing of any client
  • He will also fight to obtain early interim payments to assist his clients who inevitably face financial difficulties being unable to return to work in the short term or long term
  • Adam is dedicated to being proactive to ensure clients achieve the correct and justified outcome in their personal injury claims to assist them in the lives post injury to the best of their ability

Client/Professional Quotes:

Adam was listed as a key individual in the Legal 500 2024 Guide, where it was said “I’ve worked with Adam Burton on a number of cases over the last couple of years. They are always well-prepared and thoroughly well run. He has a sound legal mind, and a knack of knowing which option will result in the best reward for the client. Tactically, I always think he gets it spot on.”

The personal injury team won praise from the Legal 500 2022 being highlighted for being “really hardworking, efficient and first rate. They go the extra mile and nothing is too much trouble. The client comes first.”

In the Chambers UK 2020 Guide the personal injury team was described as “very approachable, easy to communicate with and supportive.” A source highlighted the team’s “considered and knowledgeable approach to clients with complex and individual needs.

The Chambers UK 2019 Guide described the personal injury team as being “flexible, responsive and modern in their outlook, and approachable, client-focused and always happy to go that extra mile.”

Outside of work Adam is a keen mountain cyclist as well as an avid reader. He tends to get his daily exercise walking his hyperactive Boxer dog.

Key Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Serious and Catastrophic Injuries
  • Accidents at Work
  • Complex Road Traffic Accidents