Tony Edwards


Tony Edwards

Regularly ranked by Legal 500 UK, Tony Edwards is a highly experienced corporate partner with heavyweight expertise in complex cross-border transactions across a range of sectors.

Africa Focus

He has a strong focus on Africa, particularly in energy, infrastructure and natural resources work as well as some of the continent’s other high growth industries. He has had particular success in the last two decades in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Egypt. Clients benefit from his commercial advice and insight into cross-border matters involving numerous international jurisdictions. Having acted for investors, individuals, corporates and state-entities in a range of transactions for 15 years, Mr. Edwards is a key member of the firm’s Africa practice.

Corporate and Financing Experience

Outside of his work in Africa, Mr. Edwards also advises on UK matters and has deep knowledge of parts of the Middle East and Asia. He advises on public and private M&A, equity capital markets, venture capital, private equity transactions, joint ventures and structured debt financings. Industry sector experience includes data and analytics, shipping, financial services, technology, food and beverage, manufacturing and media.

"Detail-oriented, focused and methodical."

Legal 500 UK 2022

Legal 500 uk recommended lawyer 2022