Adam Sampson

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Adam Sampson (b. 13 June 1960)[1] was previously the Chief Ombudsman of the Legal Ombudsman, the free service that investigates complaints about lawyers in England and Wales.[2] He took up the post on 1 July 2009: prior to this he was the chief executive of the charity Shelter[3] for seven years.

He left that role in November 2014 in a dispute over rail fares.

He is currently the chair of the charity FareShare,[4] a Commissioner on the UK Drug Policy Commission[5] and non-executive chairman of C4H,[6] a community interest housing company.


  1. ^ "Birthdays", The Guardian, p. 43, 13 June 2014
  2. ^ Clare Horton (2 March 2009). "Head of Shelter quits to helm consumer watchdog". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-04-05.
  3. ^ "Adam Sampson to move on". Shelter. 3 March 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-05.
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  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-21. Retrieved 2012-04-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Adam Sampson – Non Executive Chairman". Catalyst for Homes CIC. 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-05.