Formally a solicitor Edward has been a Solicitor Advocate since 2009 appearing in the criminal courts, and transferred to the bar in 2018.

He qualified as a solicitor in 2002.

He has been a defence advocate in all types of criminal cases, and has been a junior counsel in murder cases.

The types of cases he has been involved in are assaults of all types, drug dealing, sexual offences including historic child sexual offences, fraud, kidnapping and public order matters.

He also has experience of case preparation and police station work and understands the work of solicitors.

He has also undertaken cases in motoring law, licensing law, and prison law including parole hearings.

Experienced criminal higher courts advocate since 2009.

Solicitor since 2002.

Some notable cases where he has been counsel:-

2010 at the Central Criminal Court Ngamen, Alem and others junior counsel in a gang related murder

2013 at Leicester Crown Court Ohazurume and others £2 million fraud case

2013 at Harrow Crown Court Bednarek for rape

2014 at the Central Criminal Court Basima and others counsel in a kidnapping case. Thanked by HHJ Rooke QC for legal points made.

2014 at Harrow Crown Court Williams Bhola and others armed robberies of prostitutes.  

2015 at Isleworth Crown Court Wheatley historic child sexual abuse commended by the judge HHJ Denning as being “exemplary counsel”.

2016 at Isleworth Crown Court Cardy for an historic rape

2016 at Isleworth Crown Court Mirza and others, money laundering case

2017 at Manchester Crown Square Ajidahun sexual assault


1980 to 1983 Lancaster University  BA Honours Degree Politics History and Philosophy


1994 to 1996 Common Professional Examination at Holborn College


1996 to 1998 Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School