Edward was called in 1999 and has specialised exclusively in family law proceedings for over 18 years.
His main areas of expertise are in public law care and adoption proceedings as well as private law Children Act proceedings.
Edward regularly acts for local authorities, guardians and parents at all stages of care and adoption proceedings. His experience covers the complete spectrum of issues including serious non-accidental injuries, chronic neglect, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation.
When representing local authorities, he has the benefit of a detailed understanding of internal procedures, decision making protocols and pressures on time and resources. Equally when representing parents he is able to offer realistic advice whilst building a trusting rapport with the client regardless of their background or the allegations made against them.