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Lester Aldridge LLP

1 FORE STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 5EJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7492 9800
Fax:
Fax 020 7492 9890
Email:
Web:
www.lesteraldridge.com

Edward Foster

Tel:
Work 020 7492 9804
Email:
Web:
www.lesteraldridge.com/our-people/edward-foster-partner/
Lester Aldridge LLP

Work Department

Banking and finance.

Position

Edward Foster is a Partner in the Litigation & Recoveries team.

With experience in-house and in private practice, Edward Foster has a specialism in asset finance and insolvency. He advises in consumer credit disputes, especially in the motor finance industry. He has considerable experience of commercial litigation in the asset finance sector, in addition to alternative dispute resolution and insolvency. Edward is also experienced in enforcement of debts owed to local authorities, and debt recovery in general.

Edward has a varied client base including blue chip national and global lenders; captive and independent motor finance companies; factoring companies; insolvency practitioners; Local Authorities and football clubs.

Career

Qualified 2000; litigation officer/legal executive Citibank International Plc 1990-1996; legal executive/solicitor Salans 1996-2010; solicitor Solex Legal Services Limited 2010-2011; partner Lester Aldridge 2011 to present.

Languages

Dutch.

Member

Finance & Leasing Association

Education

University of York (BSc (Hons) Environmental Chemistry).


South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Lester Aldridge LLP has particular experience of disputes in the marine, defence and financial services sectors and has gained a reputation among court advocates for providing ‘practical and carefully prepared advice’. ‘A shrewd and experienced litigator’, department head Michael Giddins is an accredited mediator and has experience of disputes with international dimensions. Giddins is representing a party in a multimillion-pound arbitration concerning the crash of a Russian-owned marine vessel off of a European coast. Edward Foster advised a lender in relation to a commercial loan, the security for which was fraudulently obtained. Chris Evans has experience of a range of commercial disputes, which have recently included acting for a company in relation to a claim and subsequent counterclaim concerning alleged breaches of a share purchase agreement. ‘Neither too robust nor too ready to fold’, Michael Veal is another key figure in the team and has expertise in disputes involving fraud and emergency relief applications.

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