Shoosmiths appoints Simon Edwards as partner in its national commercial team

Shoosmiths has hired Simon Edwards to its national commercial team. Edwards brings with him extensive commercial contracts expertise and specific experience in a number of sectors, including automotive, food and drink and facilities management.

Joining from Wragge & Co, where he was a senior associate, Edwards specialises in commercial contract work and has been lead adviser on a number of complex, strategic and business critical outsourcings, often across multiple jurisdictions.

He also regularly advises on day-to-day commercial contracts, including agreements concerning distribution, agency and franchising and the sale of goods and services.