Ed is a senior associate solicitor in the property litigation team.

He specialises in all aspects of property litigation and property dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include landlord and tenant disputes, rent and service charge recovery, possession proceedings, business lease renewals, dilapidations claims and contentious leasehold enfranchisement. Other specialisms include adverse possession, restrictive covenants and rights of way. Ed also advises in relation to the renewal and termination of telecoms leases.

Ed has written several articles for industry publications such as the Estates Gazette, the Property Law Journal and the Butterworths Property Law Newsletter on topics including misrepresentation, service charges, tenancy deposit schemes, and insolvency. He is a regular contributor to the Sunday Times 'Ask the Experts' column.

Ed has delivered seminars to real estate clients.

He joined Russell-Cooke as a trainee solicitor in 2003 and qualified in 2005.

  • Acted in a complex forfeiture case involving eight commercial units and six sets of solicitors
  • Successfully represented the tenant of a community centre in a business lease renewal case
  • Obtained vacant possession of a shopping centre so that it could be redeveloped
  • Ranked as an 'Associate to Watch' in Chambers & Partners 2011 and 2012
  • Described as 'extremely helpful, clear and readily available', (Chambers & Partners 2012)
  • Listed in the 2014 and 2015 Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers directory
  • Member of the Property Litigation Association
  • Studied law at the University of Sussex