Ed has a broad commercial litigation experience, acting for a variety of clients, including banks and other financial institutions, funds, commodities traders, accountants, trustees and individuals. He advises on the full range of commercial disputes, including fraud and injunctions, commercial contract disputes, and joint-venture and shareholder disputes. He also advises on international and cross-border litigation strategies and manages and co-ordinates litigation in different jurisdictions. Clients value his pragmatic and commercial approach.
He is particularly well-known for acting in complex and high value financial disputes, covering a wide range of products, including asset backed securities, credit default swaps, interest rate swaps, bond issues, global depository receipts and credit linked notes. He has advised clients in connection with various trade finance matters (letters of credit, letters of indemnity), and advises banks on regulatory issues.
As well as acting in High Court disputes, Ed has acted in a wide range of insolvency matters (advising liquidators, creditors and companies in winding-up proceedings) and has acted for clients in a number of LCIA and ICC arbitrations.
"Exceptional - extremely personable, knowledgeable and hardworking”
Chambers UK 2017