Consultant Solicitor – Commercial, Corporate & Dispute Resolution
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Ed is a solicitor with over a decade’s experience working in the law. He qualified as a solicitor in 2009, having trained with a Top 100 UK firm, and has worked in private practice as a civil litigator for both individuals and large corporations.
Ed made the move to legal consultancy on a self-employed basis at the end of 2017 and now specialises in company, commercial and employment matters as well as dispute resolution. He has a particular specialism in the area of data protection and has recently been helping a number of businesses review their policies and procedures and update their essential commercial documentation in light of the new GDPR requirements.
Ed is based near Liverpool in the North West of England but his client base stretches across the whole of the UK.
He says his key to success is Benjamin Franklin’s motto, ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’. His years in litigation have shown him what can happen when things go wrong and how a little foresight and proactivity from the outset, can help avoid worst-case scenarios and prevent problems from happening in the first place.
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Khaled is a solicitor with nearly 10 years of legal experience. He specialises in international arbitration, charity law and immigration and asylum law. Before becoming a consultant solicitor, Khaled worked for two international law firms, Clyde & Co and Herbert Smith Freehills for five years. He specialised in international arbitration and commercial dispute resolution. He has published articles on current and emerging issues in international arbitration in the Lawyer, Kluwer Arbitration Blog and the Global Arbitration Review. Khaled was originally called to the Bar of England and Wales after completing his Bar Vocational Course in 2007. He started his legal career at the heart of the UK Government, working as a legal adviser at the Cabinet Office. He advised ministers, MPs and peers on primary and secondary legislation affecting charities. He worked closely with the Charity Commission and gained substantial knowledge of charity law and regulation. Throughout his career, Khaled has consistently kept a keen interest in immigration and asylum law and assisted many clients with their immigration problems.
Interests In his spare time, Khaled maintains a keen interest in UK/international politics, travelling (www.kmoyeed.blogspot.com) and Arsenal FC.
International Arbitration and Commercial Dispute Resolution
- Represented the Ministry of Oil & Minerals of a Middle East Government (Respondent) against an Indian oil company (Claimant) in a commercial arbitration over contractual claims arising out of a Production Sharing Agreement for exploration of oil.
- Advised a Middle East Government in an investor-state arbitration arising from the construction of an airport runway.
- Represented Respondents, the Republic of Yemen and the Yemeni Ministry of Oil & Minerals in a commercial arbitration against Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation.
- Advised a UK oil company in its dispute with a state-owned oil company in West Africa
- Represented a US energy company in mediation against a Libyan company
- Represented Scottish Power in an English high court litigation (Scottish Power UK plc v BP Exploration Operating Co Ltd & Others).
- Drafted the governing law document of a new charity and registered it with the Charity Commission
- Advised a development charity on the duties and powers of its trustees
- Advised a charity on raising funds for its £1 million rebuilding project
- Represented a charity in a Charity Commission investigation.
Immigration and Asylum Law
- Represented clients with family visitor applications
- Drafted grounds of appeal in a spouse visa application
- Represented a client in a human rights application to remain in the UK
- Represented clients in Further Leave to Remain and Indefinite Leave to Remain applications
- Native in English and Bengali and proficient in Arabic
- Founding Committee Member, Arab Legal Forum
- Editor, Young ICCA Blog
- Member, London Court of International Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group
- Member, Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce
- Member, Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration
- Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- The US$50 billion Yukos award overturned – Enforcement becomes a game of Russian roulette: Kluwer Arbitration Blog
- Out of the Shadows: Global Arbitration Review
- Challenging the United Nations’ sanctions before domestic courts: Arab Legal Forum
- A Guide to the IBA’s Revised Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest: Kluwer Arbitration Blog
- A Rubik’s cube of ethical rules?: Global Arbitration Review
- To Forfeit or not to Forfeit? – Enforceability of Forfeiture Clauses in Oil and Gas Joint Operating Agreements (JOA): Kluwer Arbitration Blog
- Key Changes in the LCIA’s new Arbitration Rules: Kluwer Arbitration Blog
- Give environment its own court: The Lawyer
- Spotlight on International Arbitration as a Means of Settling Disputes Arising from Climate Change: Kluwer Arbitration Blog
- British Virgin Islands: A new arbitration centre in the Caribbean?: Global Arbitration Review
- How far do the new LCIA Guidelines for Parties’ Legal Representatives and the IBA Guidelines on Party Representation go?: Kluwer Arbitration Blog
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