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Edward Wheen

Edward Wheen - Partner

Overview

Edward is a Partner in the London Employment & Disputes team.

Experience

Edward specialises in Employment Law (acting for many of the largest bus companies, amongst others) and Sports Law (acting for a number of National Governing Bodies for Olympic and Paralympic sports). In the employment field, he has acted in numerous Court of Appeal and Employment Appeal Tribunal cases including, recently, some of the latest cases on the application of TUPE. In the sports field, he is particularly strong on selection procedures and, in connection with the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, acted for the NGB in a high profile athlete selection appeal at Sports Resolutions. He sits on the selection panel of an Olympic sport as a procedural adviser. Edward also advises on unusual and complex insolvency cases, especially those involving employment issues or fraud.

Background

After serving six years as a Metropolitan Policeman, Edward qualified as a barrister in 1989. He qualified as a solicitor in 1996 at a small City firm, where he became the Partner in charge of litigation. He moved to Moorhead James, as a Partner, in 2001 and, in July 2015, became a Partner of Hewitson Moorhead.