Representing the firm since 2021
Recruitment, executive search
In-House and Private Practice
Technology, media, banking & financial services, insurance and consultancy
Edward joined Cooper Fitch in 2021 after being connected to the Legal Industry in both the UK and Middle East since 2013. Prior to his successful career Edward Studied Law at Middlesex University where he gained a first class honours degree before enrolling in a Legal Practice Course at BPP University of Law in London.
Edward has valuable experience working in the legal industry in both In House and Private Practice positions. He has worked with ‘Magic Circle’ and Boutique firms alike and knows the requirements for each in order to be successful, understanding the needs of the firm and candidates respectively.
Edwards hands-on experience of working in law firms, from legal support roles to partner roles has provided him with a personal approach to identifying roles and candidates collectively as well as a very good understanding of the culture and trends that influence the UAE business world. Ed has been exposed to the volatile nature of the legal industry in both the UAE and the UK and can provide valuable information to help best navigate the Law and how to succeed.
Edward partners with multinational, regional and leading holding organisations, public sector entities and international and regional law firms. He works with candidates from international and local markets across Corporate, M&A, Commercial, Litigation & Arbitration, and Intellectual Property amongst other practice areas. His In-house clients span industries such as technology, media, banking & financial services, insurance and consultancy.
- LLB Hons
Litigation Partner – private practice, KSA
Worked closely with our client who is a tier 1 International Law Firm based in Saudi. Candidates coming from Magic Circle and International Law Firms specialising in Commercial Litigation.
Project Finance Senior Associate – private practice, KSA
Supported one of the Middles East’s largest magic circle firms based in Saudi with the recruitment of a Saudi National for a senior associate role.
Banking and Finance Senior Associate – private practice, UAE
Mandated by the world’s largest law firm on the search and placement of a Senior Associate with a key focus on cross border transactions and aviation finance.
Mergers and Acquisitions Associate – private practice, UAE/KSA
Led the search and selection of multiple M&A associates for a tier 1 US Law firm for both their UAE and Saudi Offices.
Areas of Expertise
- Partners & Team moves
- Senior Associates & Associates
- Newly Qualified & Para-legals
- Magic Circle, UK, US, International and Regional firms
- International searches
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