Ed is a Partner at Kennedys in the Healthcare Division. He qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2006.
Previously listed as only one of three “Star Associates” specialising in defendant clinical negligence in Chambers UK 2016, he acts on behalf of NHS Resolution for a large number of NHS Trusts. Ed also defends medical malpractice insurers and private hospitals and clinics.
Comments within legal directories include him impressing “as a really hard-working, thorough, dedicated and effective associate who handles cases sympathetically and has a proactive approach in working towards a solution.” (Chambers UK 2015). He is described as “a delight to work with.” (Chambers UK 2017).
Ed has broad experience across the field of healthcare. Mainly, but by no means exclusively, acting in a number of high-value birth injury cases and cases involving paralysis following spinal injury.
Other aspects of his work include conducting advocacy for NHS Trusts and private hospitals at Inquests. Ed has, in the past, represented various Medical Protection Society Members on GP claims and claims involving reconstructive surgery, vascular surgery and neurosurgery.
On the regulatory side, Ed has experience of matters proceeding before both the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
He has assisted the NHS Confederation looking a risk management standards from the perspective of NHS Trusts and has recently been considering what the UK can learn from patient safety initiatives put in place by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.