'5 Stone Buildings continues to prove itself to be one of the most dynamic and prominent traditional chancery chambers around.'
Edward has a wide Chancery practice and accepts instructions in all of Chambers' practice areas. He is regularly instructed in relation to challenges to the validity of wills, claims brought pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and all manner of trust disputes, both on and offshore, where he has advised on Jersey trust disputes and has appeared unled in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. He has experience in advising and acting in claims brought pursuant to the Variation of Trusts Act 1958, applications for the proper construction and the rectification of wills and trust instruments and applications for the removal and substitution of trustees and personal representatives. Edward also has experience of litigating in the Court of Protection and of professional negligence claims in the private client arena.
On the non-contentious side, Edward has experience drafting and advising in relation to wills, trusts and estates and ancillary tax issues.
Edward is a native Italian speaker and is often instructed in cases involving an Italian element.
Chancery Bar Association
STEP (Affiliate Member)
Lincoln's Inn Bar Representation Committee
British Italian Law Association
Edward frequently delivers seminars, lectures and webinars on all aspects of his practice, both through leading training providers and ad-hoc at venues across the UK and abroad, including his solicitors' offices. He has recently spoken at conferences and events organised by CLT, the Kent Law Society, IBC and STEP, including the STEP Caribbean Conference in the Bahamas.
Edward read law at King's College London, graduating with First Class Honours. He then completed his BVC at the College of Law before reading for the BCL at Brasenose College, Oxford. He is a Wigglesworth and Hardwicke scholar of Lincoln's Inn and a recipient of the Buchanan Prize.