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Ed Hopkins

Senior Associate


Business Disputes, Financial Services, Real Estate & Construction


Employment, Pensions & Immigration

Ed advises on all aspects of employment law and has broad experience both in terms of range of work and the sectors in which he operates.

He has a strong record in dispute management and the handling of complex litigation in the Employment Tribunal and High Court.

With his no-nonsense approach, he regularly provides strategic advice on executive and team moves in the face of tightly worded restrictions, regulatory and fiduciary obligations.

He is equally at home pursing or defending applications for injunctive relief should negotiations fail.

Ed’s practice has diversified in recent years and he has a particular interest in senior executive, regulatory and LLP dispute work.

Ed is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Reinhard v Ondra LLP. (awaiting High Court judgement) dispute regarding nature of members’ interest in LLP
  • Advising a firm of stockbrokers on numerous separate team moves including co-ordinating regulatory dimensions
  • Hopkin v Financial Security Assurance (UK) Ltd. Court of Appeal; successfully defended application for declaration claimant entitled to unconditional vesting of performance shares which, under the terms of his contract, had been or were going to be awarded to him
  • Ove Arup. Advising Board of multi-national, Arup, on large scale collective redundancies including spin off TUPE work and Tribunal claims