Ed helps clients manage and protect their property interests and portfolios by seeking the best solutions through negotiations and/or court proceedings.
Ed trained with the firm after graduating from the University of the West of England. He qualified in 1993 specialising in Property Dispute Resolution and became a partner in 2002.
Since qualification Ed has enjoyed acting for a diverse client base and the team is privileged to have acted for many household names. However, Ed also advises on property related disputes for SMEs and individual property owners.
He is actively involved with the Lord’s Taverners Charity, the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. Ed is chairman of the charity.
Ed represented Cardiff Cricket Club for over 20 years and captained the club in 1999 and 2000. He also enjoys playing golf and is a member at Royal Porthcawl and Cardiff Golf Clubs.
Ed was born and brought up in Cardiff where he lives with his partner Pauline. He has three children Ella, Freya and Harry.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Interviewees say Ed Meggitt has a "very commercial approach and is calm under pressure, good at listening and summarising the issues." He has a wealth of knowledge on landlord and tenant issues, from lease renewals to dilapidations and nuisance claims."
Chambers & Partners Directory 2017
"Edward Meggitt heads the firm's property disputes group. He is 'very quick to respond to queries and gives very practical advice' according to one commentator. Another source commends his 'calm approach to litigation'."
Chambers & Partners Directory 2016
"Peers note that Ed is 'hands-on and very effective as a litigator'."
Chambers & Partners Directory 2014
“Ed Meggitt’s ‘excellent’ team at Geldards LLP acts for a number of high-profile names..”
Legal 500 2013
"The "very approachable" Edward Meggitt heads the department."
Chambers & Partners Directory 2013
"The ‘knowledgeable, efficient and commercial’ Ed Meggitt at Geldards LLP ..."
Legal 500 2012
"Head of department Edward Meggitt deals with all types of property disputes and maintains a strong reputation in the area."
Chambers & Partners Directory 2012