Edward leads the firm's Specialty and Financial Lines practice, comprising of more than 40 lawyers nationally. His expertise spans multiple classes of insurance business, predominantly in the fields of Finance, Digital & Data, Construction and Science & Technology. He acts for insurers and nominated policyholders in the UK and internationally, advising on corporate strategy, insurance law and coverage, risk transfer and litigation. Edward is also the lead lawyer in CyXcel, a unique multidisciplinary service from Weightmans which launched in 2018 and provides comprehensive advice and solutions for digital and data resilience, incident planning, crisis management and response. The CyXcel team acts for insurers, public bodies and commercial organisations of all sizes. The team's work in the last year has included some the most high-profile cyber security incidents, state-sponsored ransoms and multi-jurisdiction data breaches; as well as delivering targeted consultancy on cyber maturity, operational impact modelling, privacy vulnerability, GDPR compliance and risk transfer.