1989, Bar of Northern Ireland 1999
Fee-Paid Employment Judge (2000)
Judge to the Diocese of Salford
Fellow of the Centre for Law and Religion, University of Cardiff
Fellow of the Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
Visiting Professor at the Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven
Assistant Coroner for North Manchester.
Employment Law Bar Association,
Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Ireland,
Canon Law Society of America.
LLB - (Hons) Law, University of Central Lancashire,
LLM - University of Leicester,
JCL - Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven,
JCD - Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven,
PhD - Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven.
SPECIALIST AREAS OF PRACTICE
Corporate liability and Directors’ duties
Confidentiality and Data Protection
Contentious & Non-Contentious Employment matters
Advocacy is undertaken in the Employment Tribunal/High Court (including Northern Ireland) and within Disciplinary Proceedings and extends to all claims within the Tribunal jurisdiction.
Mr. Morgan's High Court practice has particular emphasis upon those areas of litigation within which employment law and commercial law converge including director responsibilities; breach of fiduciary duties and related restitutionary claims; shareholder disputes; restrictive covenants; confidentiality; passing off ; Pension and PHI related issues. Mediator and Arbitrator appointments are also accepted in these areas.
Extensive experience of all forms of Employment Law (contentious and noncontentious) ranging from multiple claimant actions arising out of harmonisation of terms and conditions in the Financial Services Sector and discrimination claims within public services sectors to pre-emptive advice in connection with the public sector procurement arrangements and the administration of occupational pension schemes. He contributes to professional
publications, is a contributing editor for Sweet and Maxwell’s Employment Law Encyclopaedia and is a regular speaker on employment law and related fields.
Drawing upon expertise in canon law, there is a particular interest in issues of religious discrimination, the employment status of ministers of religion and related Church-State Relations. Involvement in these fields has included appointment to a working group
in direct dialogue and consultation with the Department of Trade and Industry and the conduct of cases in other jurisdictions, including The Vatican.
"The Canonical Directory for Clergy" (CTS, London)
Contributor to the Encyclopaedia of Employment Law (Sweet & Maxwell)
Contributor to "The Confluence of Law and Religion" (Cambridge, 2016)
“Fathers and Brothers - Legitimate Expectation of Diocesan Clerics in the light if c384 CIC” (Peeters, Leuven, 2018)
“Leading Works in Law and Religion” (ed Sandberg, Routledge, 2018)
LLB, LLM, JCL, JCD, PhD and FCIArb
Dr Edward Morgan is a practising barrister, who is regulated by the Bar Standards Board. Details of information held by the BSB about Dr Morgan can be found here.
Dr Morgan's clerks will happily provide no obligation quotations for all legal services that he provides. Their contact details can be found here. It is most common for Dr Morgan to undertake advocacy (Court, Tribunal, Mediations, Arbitrations appearances) work for a fixed brief fee plus refreshers and expenses. For advisory work (e.g. conferences, drafting of work) fees are most commonly charged at an hourly rate.
Work undertaken as Arbitrator or Mediator is charged upon a fixed fee basis determined in advance and supplemented by an additional hourly rate agreed where the anticipated duration of the mediation or arbitration is exceeded. Dr Morgan does not undertake work upon a conditional fee or damages based fee basis. Dr Morgan will typically return paperwork within 10 days, however professional commitments, complexity and volume of documentation can affect these approximate timescales. Precise timescales will be identified and agreed in advance of the work being undertaken.
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