Ed Barnes


Ed is a Solicitor in the firm’s Commercial Property team based in Uckfield.  He has completed seats in Dispute Resolution and Corporate.  Before joining us he graduated in Business Management, obtained a Master’s in Law and attended a corporate specific law school in London to study International Capital Markets and Loans, International Mergers and Acquisitions and International Public Companies.

Ed’s Clients

Ed works with private individuals, directors, partners, shareholders and sole traders of small and medium enterprises and owner managed businesses.  In particular, he helps clients resolve civil disputes concerning landlords and tenants, unpaid bills and unfulfilled contract terms by guiding them through the pre-action, alternative dispute resolution and court processes.

Experience and approach

Ed has a good understanding of possession proceedings.  He has first hand experience of drafting the documents involved, including claim forms, particulars of claim, notices and witness statements.

Ed also has a good understanding of the options available for debt recovery and is experienced in drafting pre-action letters and statutory demands.

Ed’s approach enables him to guide clients through what can be a stressful process with minimal aggravation and cost.  His expertise in drafting and handling legal documents for clients and explaining matters in a straightforward way puts clients at ease.

Areas of expertise

•    Drafting notices requiring possession;
•    Drafting claim forms for possession;
•    Drafting particulars of claim for possession;
•    Issuing and managing possession proceedings;
•    Drafting pre-action letters for the recovery of debts;
•    Drafting and serving statutory demands for the recovery of debts;
•    Issuing and managing money claims and debt recovery proceedings.

What Ed’s clients say

“Diligent and supportive.”
Focus 4 U Ltd