Barry is a partner in the Real Estate team with nearly four decades’ experience of commercial property projects ranging from single lettings through to major redevelopment schemes, in the public and private sectors.  That work has included urban regeneration, new build, joint ventures and site promotion schemes, environmental issues including site reclamation and sustainability, and related planning, highways and infrastructure agreements.

Recognised for his skills in both Chambers and the Legal 500 over many years, Barry is also a leading adviser to science, research and technology parks, innovation centres, and districts and has been a long-standing business affiliate of the UK Science Park Association.

  • Acquisition, development and disposal of commercial property
  • Management for landlords of commercial real estate investments
  • Infrastructure, planning and related agreements
  • Site reclamation and related environmental issues
  • State Aid, grants and public funding
  • Land assembly and grant assistance for phase 2 of a major East Midlands science and innovation park
  • Ongoing advice on the day-to-day management of one the earliest and most successful West Midlands science parks, including the impact of the pandemic upon occupation and lettings
  • Acting for the tenants of a regionally significant wholesale market and its relocation in entirety to a newly redeveloped site


  • The Real Estate Team is ranked Band 1 in Chambers & Partners.

  • The Commercial Property Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500.

  • The Construction Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.

  • The Construction Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500.