Year Of CallYear of call: 2016
Edward has significant experience in both the Magistrates’ and Youth Courts. Through regular appearances, he has developed a detailed knowledge of bail, trial procedure and sentencing.
Recently, he has prosecuted several sexual assault cases, as well as successfully defended an individual accused of ABH, which involved careful analysis of ID procedures.
In addition, Edward has dealt with many cases with a sensitive subject matter, such as hate crimes involving youths, racially aggravated public order matters, and ‘trial of the facts’ cases, where the defendant is unfit to plead.
Private Law Proceedings
Edward acts for parents in all types of private law children matters. He has considerable experience of complicated fact-finding hearings, often involving allegations of serious violence and sexual abuse. Recently, he appeared on behalf of a father accused of seeking to take his child abroad for FGM to be performed.
Public Law Children
Edward acts for Local Authorities, parents and grandparents in care and adoption proceedings on a regular basis. He has experience of cases involving domestic violence, substance misuse and neglect, as well cases centring on children with complex needs and disabilities.
Edward represents both Claimants and Defendants in RTAs and industrial disease cases. He has successfully conducted both fast track and multi-track level trials, and has a particular interest in Noise Induced Hearing Loss cases.
Edward is often instructed in small claims, Stage 3s and fast track RTA cases involving serious collisions and personal injury.
Edward accepts instructions on a CFA basis.
University of Cambridge – BA (Hons) English Literature – Double First
City University London – GDL – Commendation
BPP Law School – BPTC – Very Competent
Pupil of Ian Mullarkey
Lincoln’s Inn – Lord Denning Scholarship