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Edward Norman

Phone: +44.20.7413.1323
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London EC2N 1HQ
United Kingdom

Edward Norman is a counsel in the International Dispute Resolution, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property and Insurance/Reinsurance groups at Crowell & Moring's London office. His practice incorporates High Court litigation, arbitration under various institutional rules (including LCIA, ICC, CIArb and ICDR) and alternative dispute resolution.

Edward advises clients in a range of sectors, including infrastructure and energy, pharmaceutical, aerospace, technology, finance and brand management.

Representative IDR Matters

  • Obtained a nine figure damages award for a client following the termination of a concession agreement to construct and operate a shipping terminal.
  • Representing a Middle Eastern company in international arbitration proceedings brought by a fellow shareholder in an Egyptian consortium.
  • Represented a client in the aerospace industry in international arbitration proceedings concerning a consultancy agreement.
  • Represented a client in the pharmaceutical sector in an LCIA arbitration regarding breach of a licensing agreement.
  • Advised a client regarding the recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitration award in the English courts.
  • Achieved an early settlement of a client's multi-million claim for monies due under a software services contract by means of an early Part 36 offer.
  • Represented a client in international arbitral proceedings concerning alleged
  • Defended a claim under LCIA rules arising from the distribution of proceeds following the sale of a high profile commercial asset.
  • Represented a client in Commercial Court proceedings concerning a substantial arrangement fee in the oil and gas industry.

Representative Insurance/Reinsurance Matters

  • Advising on various aviation insurance disputes including claims arising from ground handling agreements (such as the SGHA 2008) and aviation product liability claims.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Edward trained at an international law firm in its London office, during which time he spent six months on secondment at an insurance underwriting company operating in the Lloyd's Market. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in classics and studied law at BPP Law School.


  • University of Oxford, B.A. (2009)
  • BPP Law School, London, LPC, GDL (2011)


Admitted to practice: England and Wales

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Media Mentions
"Contractual Disruption Update - English Court Finds That a Warehouse Fire Following a Riot Is Not a Force Majeure Event," International Dispute Resolution Alert (June 2, 2020). Contacts: Laurence Winston, Edward Norman, John Laird
Client Alert / Newsletter
"The ICSID and UNCITRAL Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators—a reflection," LexisNexis (May 15, 2020). Authors: Gordon McAllister, Edward Norman, and Catherine Hammeson-Jones.
"Tools for Turbulent Times: Force Majeure and Frustration," Crowell & Moring Webinar (May 7, 2020). Presenters: Ian A. Laird, Gordon McAllister, and Edward Norman.
"Amid Court Closures and COVID-Related Chaos, Arbitration Goes On," International Dispute Resolution Alert (April 16, 2020). Contacts: Randa Adra, Ian A. Laird, Laurence Winston, Edward Norman
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Arbitration in England & Wales," Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2019 (March 2019). Co-Authors: Adrian Jones, Gordon McAllister, Edward Norman, and John Laird.
Crowell & Moring Elects Eight New Partners and Promotes 21 Associates to Counsel (Jan.03.2019)
Firm News / Announcement
"UK Supreme Court Moves English Common Law Towards International Consensus on 'No Oral Variation' Clauses," ABA International Contracts Committee Newsletter (Summer 2018). Co-Authors: Gordon McAllister, Edward Norman, and John Laird.
"U.K. Supreme Court Moves English Common Law Towards International Consensus On 'No Oral Variation' Clauses," International Dispute Resolution Alert (June 11, 2018). Contacts: Gordon McAllister, Edward Norman, John Laird
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Arbitration in England & Wales," Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2018 (March 2018). Co-Authors: Adrian Jones, Gordon McAllister, Edward Norman, and John Laird.

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