Described as "knowledgeable and excellent" by Chambers & Partners, Ed's practice focuses on shipping, international trade and insurance disputes.
Ed advises clients on all issues relating to the international sale and movement of goods, finance, insurance and regulatory issues, with particular knowledge of commodity, charterparty and bill of lading disputes.
He has significant experience both in the UK and abroad of High Court proceedings and arbitration work within LMAA, LCIA and ICC. Ed also acts for a number of clients in the offshore sector and has advised on several significant energy projects in West Africa, including production sharing and farmout agreements. He also deals with vessel construction issues, including specialist offshore vessels and superyachts.
Ed is recommended by Chambers & Partners for Shipping and is described by Legal 500 as "brilliant."
- Acting for "ALPINE ETERNITY" and Britannia P&I Club in relation to all aspects of the claims management process after the vessel collided with Iranian-owned oil rig 'SPD 13A'.
- Representing shipowners following the loss of "Atlantik Confidence".
- Successfully acting on a major London High Court case, regarding the recovery of the proceeds of a fraudulent chartering scheme concerning the Latvian Shipping Company’s fleet of vessels. A new precedent was set on establishing English jurisdiction on the basis of piercing the corporate veil.