Edward is developing a broad commercial practice spanning the range of Chambers’ expertise, including civil fraud, international arbitration, banking and finance, company, insolvency, energy, commodities and shipping. Edward has experience acting as part of counsel teams of different sizes, in both the Commercial Court and Chancery Division and before a range of arbitral tribunals. He has appeared as sole counsel in the High Court and County Court.
From January to April 2020, Edward worked as a Judicial Assistant in the Commercial Court to Andrew Baker J and Foxton J. He worked on a variety of interlocutory and injunctive hearings as well as applications under the Arbitration Act and a full trial.
Edward has also spent six months on secondment at a leading City litigation firm, specialising in civil fraud where he worked and advised on a range of fraud-related matters including disclosure and freezing injunction applications, sovereign immunity and jurisdiction challenges, derivative claims and insolvency proceedings.
Prior to joining Twenty Essex, Edward read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at New College, Oxford graduating with a ﬁrst class degree.