Edward’s practice spans the range of Chambers’ expertise in commercial litigation and international arbitration, with particular expertise in civil fraud, banking, international trade and energy disputes, typically with an international element. Edward is admitted to the bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, BVI. Edward is comfortable working as part of counsel teams of diﬀerent sizes and is regularly instructed as sole counsel. He has appeared unled in the Commercial Court, Chancery Division and County Court.
Edward is currently instructed by the Republic in The Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse and others; Commercial Court proceedings worth at least US$2 billion concerning, inter alia, the enforceability of sovereign guarantees in the wake of the ‘Tuna Bond’ scandal, claims in conspiracy, bribery, dishonest assistance and knowing receipt, and a number of state immunity issues.
From January to April 2020, Edward worked as a judicial assistant in the Commercial Court to Mr Justice Andrew Baker and Mr Justice Foxton. He worked on a variety of interlocutory and injunctive hearings as well as applications under the Arbitration Act and a full trial (e.g. Pipia v BGEO Group  1 WLR 2582; Mohamed v Breish  EWHC 696 (Comm), School Facility Management Ltd v Governing Body of Christ the King College  PTSR 1913). He has also spent six months on secondment at a leading City litigation boutique.Privacy notice