Edward Hurley

Barrister

Date of Call: 2010

  • Barrister profile

Edward has a practice in Civil, Immigration and Criminal Law.  

Before coming to the Bar Edward worked as a personal injury Paralegal and as a Civil Litigation Advocate for several years. During this time Edward gain a diverse understanding of Civil, Commercial and property matters.


Edward completed his pupillage in London before joining Number 18 in May 2014. During his time with Number 18 Edward has accepted instructed by the Home Office, Crown and routinely appears on high valued contractual disputes and residential property matters.


Working in house enabled Edward to gain an understanding of the entire court process form first hand experience of managing cases from their inception through to court.

Expertise

Chancery and Commercial

Commercial Chancery

Edward has a keen interest in this area and is particularly interested in developing this area of practice. Edward has a broad experience of the MOJ costs process and CCMH’s and detailed assessment hearings.

Professional Negligence

Edward has a full understanding of this area of law and is keen to develop a greater practice in this area. Edward has experience is centred around negligent building works and commercial service advertising.


Contractual disputes

Edward’s experience in this area is diverse and includes personal contracts for building works to family homes (Conservatory and loft construction). Edward has also assisted in actions against energy suppliers in relation to utility bills and insurance companies for refusing to pay post-accident.

As a civil litigation advocate Edward was trained to be a credit hire and has continued to develop this specialist knowledge since coming to the Bar.

Edward’s broader experience relates to credit hire contracts, disputes with holiday providers.  And breach of warranty cases.


Professional Negligence

Edward has a full understanding of this area of law and is keen to develop a greater practice in this area. Edward has experience is centred around negligent building works and commercial service advertising.


Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

As a civil litigation advocate Edward was trained to be a  RTA specialist and has continued to develop this specialist knowledge since coming to the Bar.

Edward spent two years working within a personal injury department dealing with issues as to liability and quantum. Edward has a surprisingly broad range of experience from LVI injuries to multiple fractures and disability. Edward has  particular experience of Noise Induced Hearing Loss.

Edward developed a niche practice in pursuing the perpetrators of harassment for personal injury compensation whether the harassment comes from an individual or a company.

As a civil litigation advocate Edward was trained to be a  RTA specialist and has continued to develop this specialist knowledge since coming to the Bar.

Edward has a full understanding of this area of law and is keen to develop a greater practice in this area. Edward has experience is centred around negligent building works and commercial service advertising.


Immigration

Edward is in a unique position to advise on all aspects of Immigration Law from EEA rights, Points Based Applications, Asylum and Human Rights. Edward has acted both for Appellants and for the Respondent which has provided a wealth of insight into the entire immigration process.

Points Based Applications

Edward has acted in Appeals on all Points Based Applications. Edward is able to offer advice to applications prior to submission on the best way to meet the requirements and navigate the minefields of the Immigration Rules Appendices. Edward also appears in the First Tier and Upper Tribunal at the appeal hearings.   

EEA Rights

Edward has appeared in hundreds of EEA appeals at the First Tier Tribunal and has in depth knowledge on proving the exercising of treaty rights, family member dependency and gaining permanent rights of residence.

Asylum

Edward has advised and acted on behalf of clients on a wide spectrum of Asylum applications and appeals covering political, social and child trafficking.


Property

Landlord and tenant

Edward  has experience in  both  Commercial and Residential property disputes . He  has  acted for  individual landlords and those with a portfolio of lettings. Edward  has also acted for  Tenants in these disputes. He  has expertise in dealing with mortgage repossession, possession matters, mortgage  disputes  as well as nuisance , disrepair claims together with Building disputes


Qualifications

  • Westminster University (LLB)
  • BPP (BVC)

Personal Info

Edward has been a keen martial artist since university having trained lived and trained in China. In his spare time Edward tries to learn instruments and enjoys the theater and cinema.