Ed is a cutting-edge employment and discrimination law specialist with experience in cross-over work such as professional negligence and cases with an international element or flavour.
Ed is consistently ranked as a leading junior in the employment law field in Chambers & Partners, where is described in the following terms:-
“he has a remarkable ability to drill down into the fine details of a case” and “he is brilliant at analysing each of the tiny nuances of a case and does an enormous amount of research” (2014).
“exceptionally talented” and “has drafting skills which were singled out for praise by sources” (2013).
Ed litigates complex or high value cases at every level of court and tribunal in the country. In Chambers & Partners 2014, Ed is particularly commended for his ability to handle novel discrimination cases. He frequently appears in the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has also been led in the Court of Appeal and one of his cases was recently successful in the Supreme Court. Ed combines a down to earth and modern style with specialist and experienced advice and advocacy.
Ed frequently publishes articles in the employment law press and delivers talks whether for the ELA, conference providers or bespoke and tailor-made in house seminars. Ed is a member of the ELAAS scheme and appears pro-bono in the EAT in that capacity, assisting and representing litigants in person with apparently hopeless appeals. Ed has also appeared in the EAT on behalf of the Bar Probono Unit.