Edmund Reed

Edmund Reed

  • Managing Partner

Edmund is the Managing Partner of Travers Smith, having been appointed in July 2021.

Over many years he has had an active role in the management of Travers Smith and the development of the firm’s business strategy as an elected member of the Travers Smith Partnership Board since 2013. He joined Travers Smith in 1994 and became a partner in 2005. Between 2000 and 2004, he was an executive at Phoenix Equity Partners, a UK private equity firm.

Edmund also remains a partner in the Private Equity and Financial Sponsors group. He is widely regarded as one of the leading private equity lawyers in the UK and was named one of the top 15 private equity dealmakers in Legal Week, and is recommended by Chambers and The Legal 500 year after year. Edmund also acts for large corporates including Ascential and Foster + Partners.

Real estate M&A expertise

He is a core member of the Real Estate M&A Working Group and has extensive experience advising private equity real estate funds and corporate clients on transactions involving real estate assets.

Industry recognition

Edmund is a regular speaker at industry conferences on a wide range of company law issues.

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