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Ed joins us with a well-established practice focused on employment law, commercial law, disciplinary and regulatory work. He is also an accredited Mediator and Arbitrator.
Ed studied in Northern England (LLB and LLM) and Belgium (JCL, PhD and JCD). He was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 1989 and the Bar of Northern Ireland in 2000. He was appointed silk in 2021. His judicial appointments include fee-paid Employment Judge and Assistant Coroner.
Ed’s expertise is widely recognised; he regularly writes case reviews for LexisNexis and professional book reviews for specialist journals, including the Ecclesiastical Law Journal and the Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He has contributed to and authored a number of leading specialist texts. He teaches at post-graduate level; principally at the Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven; where he is a visiting professor.
Ed said of his appointment “This is an exciting step in my journey to further develop my London practice, whilst maintaining my Manchester practice. Outer Temple has an outstanding reputation and I am delighted to join this set. I am confident that their support will enable my practice to grow further still and I look forward to working with the team.”
Chief Executive, Rebecca Priestley, said “We are delighted to welcome Ed to the team. Ed is a very impressive barrister, recognised by directories as a new silk and “a really smart man, who is very good at articulating the case in an understandable manner. He is very reassuring…and the way he approaches things-he’s just super”. We look forward to working with Ed, whose skills and experience in employment and commercial law will enhance our client services in these fields.”
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