Edward is the firm’s Managing Partner, and has a wide and varied practice. He has acted in a a significant number of high-profile international and domestic commercial disputes and has particular expertise in civil fraud and complex financial proceedings (often involving banks). He regularly acts for sovereign states, corporations, professional services firms and high-net worth individuals in English and foreign proceedings, and arbitrations.
Edward is recognised by the legal directories. He was named in The Lawyer’s Hot100 for 2020, and is the partner responsible for two of The Lawyer’s Top20 cases for 2021 and 2023. Edward is also ranked in both banking litigation and civil fraud.
He has been described as “well respected”, “highly rated” and “hugely energetic”. He has also been described as “innovative and absolutely excellent”, “extremely talented and dedicated”, “a great team player and intellectually top drawer”, “several steps ahead and comes in with non-standard solutions”, “a savvy litigator who is ready to roll his sleeves up and immerse himself in the details of a case”, “a razor-sharp legal mind and a crisp drafting style that really shines”, “whose tactical judgment is (in my experience) second to none amongst solicitors”, “has the ear of his clients, and can sell them the right strategic approach to a case, even if it cuts across their preconceptions”, “he shows excellent analysis and judgement as well as real leadership in advancing the shape of a case”, “he understands the tactics, gives clear advice and really digs into the details” and “is absolutely outstanding and shows excellent analysis and judgement on cases”.
Edward graduated from Oxford University before becoming a solicitor. He was part of the team which established Enyo in 2010 when the firm was founded.