Ed Belam, Associate

Ed is an associate in the employment team at Marriott Harrison and he advises on all aspects of employment law. He has particular interests in helping businesses to:

  • understand what employment risks and obligations they are taking on when buying another business;
  • successfully implement redundancy and restructuring exercises;
  • understand their obligations when they receive a subject access request; and
  • handle grievances and potentially acrimonious employee departures.

Ed also has experience of advising individuals who have been poorly treated after exposing internal wrongdoing (whistleblowing).

Ed joined Marriott Harrison in June 2017.


Practice Areas


  • Employment support on various acquisitions and investments for private equity and venture capital clients.
  • Advising a restaurant chain following the receipt of a data subject access request.
  • Advising a private equity firm on an internal redundancy exercise.
  • Advising a successful tech startup on the exit of their original CTO who was a founder and major shareholder.
  • Advising an estate agency on the defence of a whistleblowing unfair dismissal claim.
  • Advising a senior banker in a high profile whistleblowing unfair dismissal claim against one of the big banks.