Ed studied Classics at New College, Oxford, graduating with a Double First and winning multiple academic awards. He then completed the GDL and BVS at City, University of London, gaining a Distinction in both. Ed also holds an LLM with Distinction from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Thouron Scholar at the Carey Law School and Research Fellow at the Wharton Business School. Before coming to the Bar, Ed was a Visiting Lecturer in Public Law at City, where he taught both undergraduate and GDL students.