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Edward Lewis

Locum Solicitor

Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

Edward is a locum solicitor in our Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury team. 

His practice has concentrated solely on personal injury and clinical negligence claims for the last two decades. In his role at Bindmans, Edward acts in personal injury claims. He has worked for both claimant and defendant firms (including for the government) in handling clinical negligence claims. Knowing how both sides deal with claims assists him in dealing with opposing solicitors, in doing the best for clients and achieving justice for all. 

Edward’s career highlights include appearing at the Court of Appeal before Lord Woolf, Lady Hale (as she is now known) and Lord Mustill on a public law issue, as well as being involved in the recent Croydon Tram Disaster Inquest, when he represented one of the families of the deceased.

Education and career
  • Edward graduated with a degree in Classics and Ancient History from the University of Leicester, following which he completed a degree in Law at De Montfort University, and Law Society Finals at Guildford College of Law. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Studies from the University of Kent.
  • Edward completed his training contract and worked at a law firm in South East London where he later became partner and Head of department.
  • For the last ten years Edward has enjoyed working for several well-known, large firms as a locum solicitor, and enjoys working on both the claimant and defendant sides of personal injury and clinical negligence claims.
Professional memberships
  • Edward has been a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers since 1998 and accredited as a Senior Litigator since 2005.
  • He has been a member of Kent Law Society since 2003 and was a member of their General Purposes Committee from 2003-20. From 2017-18, he served as President of the Society. 
  • He also served on the board of directors of Kent Law Society Services Ltd providing professional legal training to the 500+ members of the Society, and between 2015-21 served as chairman of the company.
  • He is a Senior Associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine.
More about Edward

Edward serves as a Trustee at St Saviour’s Medical Charity, an organisation that provides non-repayable grants to those who are in urgent need of surgery but can’t afford to fund it themselves.

He also serves on the advisory board of an educational establishment called Woodpecker Court near Dover that specialises in providing education and training to vulnerable and affected 16 to 18-year-olds, with a view to trying to equip them before they leave to find work.