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Edward Meuli

Call 2014

emeuli@maitlandchambers.com

Edward is developing a broad commercial practice across all of chambers’ areas of practice, including banking and finance, chancery, property, company and insolvency disputes. He is currently instructed on a variety of matters, both as sole counsel, and as part of a larger counsel team.

Examples of current and past work include:

Banking and Financial Services

  • Instructed as junior counsel (led by Joe Smouha QC and Laura John) by Dentons UKMEA LLP to act for a defendant bank in a multi-million pound claim, in which the claimants alleged the mis-selling of an interest rate derivative product, manipulation of LIBOR, unlawful means conspiracy and breach of an implied duty of good faith.
  • Instructed as junior counsel (led by Rebecca Stubbs QC and David Mumford) by Baker McKenzie LLP to act for respondents to a freezing injunction application, brought in the context of a dispute between parties to a joint venture over a foreign exchange trading platform.

Property

  • Advised in respect of a dispute between the purchaser and sub-purchaser of a large residential development in central London.
  • Instructed as junior counsel by Clintons LLP to act for the claimant in a nuisance claim against a neighbouring landowner.
  • Instructed to act for the claimant in a boundary dispute between two neighbours.
  • Instructed to act for a landlord in a claim for rectification of a lease of commercial premises in central London, and an associated claim against the former solicitor of the landlord.
  • Advised a landlord in relation to rights to airspace above commercial premises.
  • Acted for a landlord in relation to a tenant’s claim for relief from forfeiture of commercial premises.
  • Advised as to the beneficial ownership of a residential property in a dispute between an unmarried couple where there had been a defective transfer of legal title into joint names.

Insolvency

  • Instructed regularly on winding up and bankruptcy petitions.

Before coming to the Bar, Edward worked for three years at GCHQ as a linguist and intelligence analyst.

Qualifications
BPTC, City University: Outstanding
GDL,City University: Distinction
BA (Classics), Trinity College, Oxford: First Class

Awards
The City Law School Lord Scarman Scholarship (2014)
Lincoln’s Inn Lord Denning Scholarship (2013)
Lincoln’s Inn Lord Haldane Scholarship (2012)
Trinity College, Oxford Sutro Prize (2008)

Languages
Persian
French
German

Memberships
COMBAR
Chancery Bar Association