Adam Simon Harris  picture Adam Simon Harris


Bowmans Attorneys
Western Cape, South Africa


Adam Harris is a partner of Bowman Gilfillan and specialises in insolvency, business restructuring and related fields. He is the President of INSOL International and a member of the INSOL Executive Committee. He also served for many years as a national councillor of SARIPA (the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association, formerly known as AIPSA). He previously chaired the Law Society of South Africa Insolvency Committee.

In the course of his practice, Adam represents lenders and creditors and other institutions such as professional indemnity insurers, as well as Business Rescue and Insolvency Practitioners in various aspects relating to the administration of insolvent estates and the restructuring, and winding-up of companies.

Adam has attended to some of the leading cases on different aspects of insolvency such as the constitutionality of interrogations, impeachable transactions, procedural aspects of liquidation applications and Practitioners' remuneration. He is one of the co-authors of the latest edition of Mars, a leading insolvency text in South Africa.