Services

Edward specialises in the following legal fields.

Serious Criminal Cases

The majority of Edward’s work is defending cases involving serious criminality, especially cases where defendants want to contest rather than concede the prosecution’s assertions. These tend to include Class A drugs, repeated acts of dishonesty, and weaponised violence…

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Courts Martial

With experience of Courts Martial in Germany and the UK as well as family connections to the army, Edward has significant experience in this unusual forum…

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Road Traffic Cases

Road traffic law is a technical area and one where numerous challenges can be made in order to avoid endorsement with penalty points and disqualification.  Defects in procedure, if picked up, can be a bar to conviction.  Evidence can also be challenged as to recollection and accuracy…

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Licensing

Edward’s experience has included cases relating to licenses to sell alcohol on and off premises, and of allegations of criminality relating to taxi drivers, including speeding, touting, and more serious crimes…

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Dangerous Dogs

Even the friendliest of dogs can sometimes place themselves and their owners in difficulty. The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 and the Dangerous Dogs 1871 can lead to imprisonment of the owner and destruction of the dog…

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Firearms Appeals

As a member of the Countryside Alliance and previous member of BASC, Edward has a deeper understanding than many barristers of the significance of licences to those that hold them and their reasons for doing so…

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Mediation

Edward qualified as a mediator in 2011 at the London School of Mediation and is now on several mediation panels…

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