Edward is a Senior Associate and Solicitor Advocate in the Dispute Resolution department at Travers Smith. He trained at Travers Smith and qualified in 2015. Edward has extensive experience in commercial, competition, and financial services disputes.
Amongst other matters, he is currently acting on multiple complex follow-on damages claims in the Competition Appeal Tribunal. In the Michaelmas term of 2016, Edward was a judicial assistant in the Commercial Court.
He is listed as a key lawyer in the 'Commercial Litigation: Premium' and 'Financial Services: Contentious' sections of the Legal 500 for 2020 with a testimonial reading: "Ed Hardman is a terrific associate on whom one can depend entirely. He’s a brilliant and invaluable team member. Top quality."
Edward also advises and performs advocacy in Court on behalf of victims of domestic abuse on a pro bono basis through the firm's Domestic Violence Advocacy Unit and at a local advice centre.