I am a senior associate at Fox Williams, working across their employment and professional services teams, specialising in partnerships and LLPs and professional services regulation. I act for firms, partners and employees in all aspects of employment and partnership law, both contentious and non-contentious, across in a range of sectors. ”
Ed’s employment practice includes litigation in tribunals and the High Court, acting for both employer and employee. He has gained particular experience in advising on workplace discrimination issues, in which he takes particular interest, and has co-authored a number of legal journal articles on the subject. He has also developed an expertise in advising on restrictive covenants, confidentiality and other employee competition matters both before and after termination of employment. Ed advises both employers and employees on a broad range of legal matters such as discrimination, amending terms and conditions of employment, TUPE and other employment aspects of corporate transactions, settlement agreements, mediations, whistleblowing and unfair and wrongful dismissal.
Ed’s work in the Professional Services Group covers a broad range of legal and regulatory issues facing professional services firms, including both domestic and international legal businesses. He has gained a particular expertise in relation to solicitors’ regulation (including alternative business structures), partnerships, LLPs, and the contract law issues facing professional services firms. He also advises partners and firms in relation to partnership and LLP disputes, whether in the civil courts, the employment tribunal or in arbitration.
Ed is listed in Chambers 2023 as an associate to watch for both contentious and non-contentious partnership and as a “key lawyer” in the Legal 500 for both Partnership and Employment: Senior Executives.
Advised a number of City, US and West End law firms in relation to all aspects of ongoing regulation and compliance including investigations and potential reports to the regulator.
Acted for a number of partners in high-value partnership disputes featuring international law firms.
Advised on high profile litigation in the Employment Tribunal encompassing cases featuring discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblowing and constructive unfair dismissal.
Advised a number of City, international, US and West End law firms in relation to their change of legal structure, mergers and change of legal entity or regulatory status.