Peters & Peters

Edward Irwin


Edward is an Associate in our Fraud and Commercial Disputes team.

Edward has a broad range of cross-sector commercial litigation experience with a particular focus on high-value, complex cases involving asset recovery and/or serious allegations of fraud. He regularly advises on both obtaining and discharging urgent interim injunctions, particularly worldwide freezing orders.


Edward also advises clients on competition litigation. He currently acts for the Department of Health and Social Care in its long-running high-value competition damages litigation with Servier, the French pharmaceutical group.


Prior to joining Peters & Peters, Edward trained at and worked for two leading global law firms. Before studying and practicing law, he obtained 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

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