About Adrian Eissa

About me

Adrian was born and brought up in London and has been in continuous private practice at the Bar since being called in 1988.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing bass guitar in a “Dad’s band”, walking in nature with his dogs, history and travel.

Adrian spent eight years as a qualified FA Level 1 youth football coach and is a lifelong supporter of North London’s finest Premier League team.

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  • Recorder of Crown Court 2012
  • Queen’s Counsel 2018


  • The Proceeds of Crime
    Millington & Sutherland Williams 5th Ed, 2018. Oxford University Press, Civil Recovery Chapters
  • Criminal Law Week 2019
    Case commentary
  • Fraud: A Practitioners Handbook
    Bloomsbury Professional 2014
  • Confiscation: A Practitioners Handbook
    Bloomsbury Professional 2011


  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
  • Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates
  • Member of the Fraud Lawyers Association