Ed advises owners and occupiers of commercial properties to help manage, protect and enforce their property rights. He is a vastly experienced litigator and negotiator of mediated settlements. Ed has acted for a wide range of clients across many different sectors including retail, industrial, utilities, public sector and development, many of which are household names.

Ed is able to draw on his wide experience of handling cases, some of which have reached the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, to help identify a bespoke strategy for the best legal and/or commercial solution to a property problem.

He advises property clients on all issues arising from their estate management, including service of notices, damages claims for breach of covenants and advice on the court process for lease renewal claims. He also advises clients on disputes which may arise as an occupier or developer of land.

Activities by adjoining occupiers can give rise to a variety of claims in nuisance or trespass and easement/access disputes and Ed has unique experience in acting for landowners in resolving mass trespass situations. He also advises clients on problems arising from property related transactions including rectification of agreements and professional negligence.

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What clients say

"Ed brings with him a sensible attitude and business-centric approach."

Legal 500 2024

"Ed always gives first-class advice. "

Chambers & Partners UK 2024

"Ed is clear and detailed in his interpretation of legal jargon and pragmatic in his recommendations for a course to resolution. A well trusted go-to for all our legal matters."

John Newton, Head of Cardiff Office, TFT

"Ed provided a national retailer with very commercial, sensible and practical advice in relation to a wide range of dispute issues. His knowledge of specialist legal issues was very clear, however, Ed provided advice that had important commercial awareness."

Robin Grimshaw, Savills

"Ed is very professional and deals with each case with enthusiasm; he is a ‘hands-on’ Partner leading a very able team. Advice and support is always available; nothing is ever a problem."

Louise Williams, Solicitor, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

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