Edward trained and worked in London for a national firm with a highly regarded Employment team, before moving to a regional firm specializing in advising trade unions. Before joining Lester Aldridge in 2020, Edward was responsible for establishing a new employment law offering for a Dorset-based firm, during which time he was consistently recommended in the Legal 500 directory.
Edward advises both companies and individuals on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. His clients have included large national and international companies, SMEs, national trade unions, high-net-worth individuals and junior employees.
He has experience in advising large, multi-site businesses on redundancy programs and the impact of TUPE on the buying and selling of entities. He also regularly advises employers who are undertaking contract and handbook reviews, consultancy agreements, settlement agreements and internal disciplinary and grievance procedures.
Edward has conducted contentious cases in both the Employment Tribunal and the civil courts. He has acted for clients in cases involving a wide range of issues, including those surrounding unfair dismissal, whistleblowing, restrictive covenants, discrimination and employment status.
Edward has been recommended by clients for his clear and concise advice. He takes a pragmatic approach to cases to provide you with cost-effective and practical advice.