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Eddie has represented hundreds of clients charged with all types of serious criminal offences. He has particular expertise in cases of murder, fraud, robbery, sexual assault, white collar crime, money laundering, and asset forfeiture/recovery. He has worked on numerous cases involving victims of police corruption and has been instructed in many important appeal cases. He has represented clients in investigations and proceedings instituted by prosecuting authorities including the CPS, DPP, DTI, IR, SFO, HSE, HMRC and GMC, and has dealt with cases before the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court, Court of Appeal, Administrative Court, House of Lords, Coroners Court, ECHR, Criminal Cases Review Commission, GMC., P.A.T and MHT.


Edward is a Senior Consultant Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson solicitors and is recognised as a ‘star individual’ in Chambers & Partners, meaning one of the best criminal solicitors in the UK. He qualified in 1981, having been articled at this firm to the renowned solicitor Adrian Neale. Eddie was the Senior Partner at Edward Fail Bradshaw & Waterson until 2018. He was recently admitted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame.