As a highly experienced paralegal in the Stephens Scown Children team, Ed is passionate about the sector. Having joined the firm in 2006, following four years of work at the Courts, he works closely with Mark Smith, who is a Band 1 ranked lawyer in the Chambers Legal Rankings and is the Family Children Team Leader and Partner.
Ed’s work involves dealing with cases on behalf of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS) to represent children in complex care proceedings, involving Local Authorities and parents in the Public Law Outline process.
Possessing excellent client care skills, Ed represents vulnerable parents in stressful situations and has a wealth of experience in handling difficult disputes between parents, many of which have an international element.
Ed’s personal testimonials:
“Thank you for all your help and thank you to your team of amazing solicitors we couldn’t have done it without you guys.”
Eugene, May 2023
“I want to thank you so much for everything you have done for me and my family. Your support through this has been amazing.”
Louise, May 2021
“You have done a great and highly professional job from the start! Keep up the great work you all do especially for those of us who really need your professional help and support like I have!”
Ian, April 2021
“Thanks so much for all your help, calm approach and realistic outlook. It was certainly what I needed.”
Charlotte, April 2021
“Thank you very much Ed for your support throughout this process, you have been the voice of sense and reason and an enormous source of reassurance too.”
Maddie, December 2020
“His kindness and words of wisdom have kept me going through my darkest times and I will forever be in his debt. I think he deserves recognition for all he has done to assist in these matters.”
Helen, November 2020
Outside of work Ed is a keen follower of Tottenham Hotspur FC, enjoys running and listening to music.