Peters & Peters

Edward Irwin

Senior Associate

Edward is a Senior Associate in our Fraud & Commercial Disputes team. He specialises in complex and multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes, civil fraud and asset recovery often involving obtaining or discharging urgent interim injunctions.

Edward’s clients include governmental bodies, large corporations and companies across all sectors, banks and financial institutions, trusts and high-net worth individuals.

Edward also has extensive experience in large-scale competition follow-on damages claims. He currently acts for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in its £250 million claim against the French pharmaceutical group, Servier.

Edward is a committee member of the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Prior to joining Peters & Peters, Edward practiced at a leading global law firm. He has a degree in Geography with Spanish Language from the University of Bristol, as part of which he spent a year studying at the University of Salamanca in Spain.

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7822 7789
Case examples

Advised a global retail brand and law firm in connection with high value authorised push payment frauds.

Advising a government on high value fraud claims arising out of the purchase of medical equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Acting for a healthcare provider in connection with fraud claims against its former finance director.

Acting for a trust in an unfair prejudice petition involving a leading hotel group.

Acting for a major healthcare provider on a £250 million claim against a pharmaceutical company for breaches of EU and UK competition rules.

Advising a high net worth individual and his trust in the defence of a multi-million-pound fraud and asset tracing claim.

Acting for 140 claimants in a complex multi-party tax and fraud litigation.

Successfully discharged a worldwide freezing order against a Saudi company, which was obtained in connection with the enforcement of a multi-million-pound arbitration award.

Young Fraud Lawyers Association

London Solicitors Litigation Association

AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers)