Previously at Burges Salmon for six years, Ed’s appointment bolsters the firm's Banking offering in the Bristol market.
Ed advises clients including banks, other financial institutions, corporates and funds in relation to a broad range of finance transactions. His practice focuses on corporate banking, acquisition and leveraged finance, real estate finance, energy and infrastructure finance and asset backed finance.
Chambers and Partners highlights Ed’s “excellent communication and great understanding of clients” and he is also recommended in Legal 500.
The arrival of Ed reflects Ashfords' continued growth and expansion of its offering and expertise in the financial sector.
Rebecca Dury, Partner, commented: "Our Banking team has grown rapidly in the last couple of years and Ed’s experience to date will complement our client offering on both lender and borrower transactional work – we’re delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Ed Hobbs said: “I am delighted to be joining Ashfords at such an exciting time for the firm and very much look forward to being part of the continued expansion in Bristol and beyond.”