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Edward Cohen


T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 3314 6483

Summary Open

Edward is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution group in the London office of Watson Farley & Williams.

Edward joined the firm on qualification in 2017 and specialises in commercial litigation.

Experience Open

    Edward’s relevant experience includes:
    • Acting for a private equity firm in a breach of warranty claim in respect of a multimillion pound hotel construction budget dispute.
    • Representing a commercial airline in a cargo cartel dispute against the European Commission raising issues under Article 101.
    • Acting for an investment company in a breach of warranty claim under the terms of a share purchase agreement.
    • Investigating allegations of bribery and corruption by employees in the healthcare sector.
    • Advising a nomad in respect of an FCA investigation and later by the Serious Fraud Office.
    • Assisting a company in the investigation of allegations of regulatory breaches.

Education Open

  • BPP University, Legal Practice Course
  • University of Oxford, BCL
  • University of London, LLB 1st Class Honours

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • University of London Academic Achievement Award 2010
  • University of London Academic Achievement Award 2009

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Employment Record Open

  • 2017 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2015 – 2017: Trainee, Ropes & Gray