Managing Director

Edward Parker

– Search, Consultancy & Due Diligence Lead

Edward is a Director at Fides Search and leads our contentious and regulatory practice

Edward carries out search, due diligence and consultancy projects for professional services firms, technology sector clients and financial services firms. In addition to his role as head of our contentious and regulatory practice, Edward has experience recruiting a range of skillsets across legal, compliance and financial crime.
Before entering legal search Edward worked in the Project Finance and Renewable Energies division of a leading German bank.

Global Coverage

Edward has experience running searches and consultancy projects across the UK, continental Europe and the Middle East. He has spent a considerable amount of time on the ground in different jurisdictions this includes Belgium, Dublin Germany, the Netherlands, Paris and the UAE. He also speaks fluent German.

What do clients say

Our firm have a strong working relationship with Ed/Fides and I am continually impressed with Eds market knowledge and added value he gives throughout the recruitment process. He is extremely professional, knowledgeable and has built solid relationships with a number of the senior stakeholders in the business. Ed has delivered a number of successful laterals across the firm because he has taken time to get to know us as a business and recommends accordingly. Would highly recommend.”
Head of Partner Recruitment – International Law Firm
‘I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Ed on our search. He has an unrivalled knowledge of the particular market; he’s responsive and genuinely engaged with the search; and has built up a great rapport with the partners with whom he is working.’
Hiring Partner – International Law Firm
‘Ed stands out from many others in his field in the way he invests so much time in really getting to understand the candidates sector and the law firms that operate in that area. This is invaluable in helping individuals make the best moves for them and for firms in securing the candidates that will be the right cultural fit. Ed also works hard at building relationships and therefore quickly earns trust and confidence from those that work with him.
Head of Practice Group – International Law Firm