Ed Barnes


Ed is a member of the firm’s Commercial Property Team in Sevenoaks and has experience in dealing with a wide range of commercial property. He works closely with David Ashton and provides dedicated support to clients who need guidance on landlord and tenant issues and advice on secured lending arrangements.

Ed is also responsible for developing innovative solutions for clients that help to reduce risk and legal cost. Examples include standardised lease and securitisation reports that have significantly improved process times, ensuring transactions complete as quickly as possible.

Ed’s clients

Ed’s clients range from landlord and tenants of commercial property who are looking to secure or negotiate lease terms. Types of property range from industrial and business park units to high street retail. He also works with developers looking to sell newly built properties across the country and national banks and other lenders.

Experience and approach

Ed commercial property experience ranges from standard landlord and tenant transactions and lease extensions to commercial option agreements, overage agreements, and refinancing work. His wide experience in property matters ensures that clients interests are correctly looked after and, due to his modern approach, his clients are always kept fully updated as to the position and timescales of their transaction.

Areas of expertise

Commercial Landlord and Tenant

  • Voluntary and Statutory Residential Lease Extensions
  • Refinancing
  • Overage Agreements
  • Option Agreements
  • Development projects

What Ed’s clients say

“Diligent and supportive.”
Focus 4 U Ltd

“There were several parts of the lease I did not understand, Ed explained all parts clearly to me.”
Perfectly Green Limited