Ed is a senior associate in the property and housing litigation team.
He specialises in all aspects of property litigation and property dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include landlord and tenant disputes, business lease renewals, rent and service charge recovery, possession proceedings, and dilapidations claims.
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 such as 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.
Ed is described in The Legal 500 (2019) as "personable, accessible and concise".
He joined Russell-Cooke as a trainee in 2003, qualified in 2005 and was promoted to senior associate in 2014.
- 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