Edgell specialises in advice to purchasers of IT systems, such as banks and airlines, with particular emphasis on the Indian outsourcing market.
He becomes the firm’s third outsourcing partner in London, working alongside Alistair Maughan and David Skinner.
Mofo also hired Nigel Stamp and Gordon Milner from Bird & Bird in the Hong Kong office.
Alistair Maughan, who leads Morrison & Foerster’s technology group in London said: “Jon joining us is great news for our London practice and the firm. “