I help businesses, charities and individuals avoid, manage and resolve disputes relating to properties. Nobody wants disputes to arise but, when they do, I’m there to solve the problem as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.
Ed specialises in all aspects of property dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include landlord and tenant disputes, business lease renewals and terminations, possession claims and development disputes.
Focusing mainly on commercial property disputes for commercial clients, Ed has a particular interest in the renewal and termination of telecoms leases under the Electronic Communications Code. Other specialisms include adverse possession, restrictive covenants and rights of way and light.
Ed has written several articles for industry publications including the Estates Gazette, Property Week and the Property Law Journal. He is a regular contributor to the Sunday Times 'Home Help' column and delivers seminars to real estate clients.
He joined Russell-Cooke as a trainee in 2003 and was promoted to the partnership in 2020.
Successfully settling £1.8 million dilapidations claim for office tenant
Acting in £4 million service charge dispute
Acting for various developers in seeking removal of telecoms masts to enable development projects
Acting in central London right to light claim, achieving settlement immediately prior to trial
Member of the Practical Law's Consultation Board for Property Litigation
Member of the Property Litigation Association
My neighbour has damaged my tree. What can I do?—The Sunday Times
Noise nuisance: how can I get a pub to turn the music down? - The Sunday Times
What can I do if my neighbour’s roof terrace overlooks my property? - The Sunday Times