Kelly Peck

Commercial Property Partner

Kelly Peck, Next Generation Partner, Legal 500 2024An experienced property lawyer, Kelly is well known for a straightforward, practical approach to complex commercial issues and for delivering results.

Kelly has particular expertise in the areas of commercial landlord & tenant as well as property development. Her experience is broad, ranging from managing property portfolios to commercial acquisitions and from licensing premises to academy conversions. Kelly has detailed insight into planning law, including the lawful use of premises and section 106 obligations in the context of development sites.

Kelly recognises that continuity of business and project deadlines are essential for her clients, and works hard to ensure that her approach to delivering legal solutions complements the clients’ needs. Kelly’s specialisms include the food sector and GP practices as well as advising on the complex issues that arise on the management of property portfolios together with refinancing projects for either a single acquisition, a series of purchases or funding for developments.

“The Co-operative Bank is delighted to have worked with Kelly Peck of Barr Ellison to support Rupert Pearce Gould of CB1 Ltd with a new loan to acquire a commercial freehold in Cambridge.”

Qualifying as a solicitor in 2001, Kelly gained extensive property experience in private practice and as a solicitor for a City Council before joining a respected regional law firm in 2004, where she built up their commercial property practice in Peterborough and Cambridge. Kelly joined Barr Ellison as a Partner in 2021.

The Legal 500 Guide recognises Kelly as a Next Generation Partner.

“Kelly’s advice is clear, pragmatic and commercially oriented. With her advice I got the outcome I was hoping for. I cannot recommend Barr Ellison more highly (and often do to friends and colleagues).”
Tessa Corr

Barr Ellison Law Leading Legal 500 Firm 2024Barr Ellison Law handles a significant flow of real estate portfolio work, and commercial landlord and tenant matters. It is also active in a growing number of property development projects, and has a substantial practice advising landowners ... and acting for developers of housing, office, business and retail park projects. The practice is 'attentive, thorough, and efficient'. Associate Lucy Harrison 'impresses with what she is able to take on and provides superb service'.
Legal 500 Guide 2023

‘In our experience and opinion Barr Ellison are the best commercial property lawyers in our area. They have always given us the highest quality advice and a feeling of being their only client, despite no doubt being very busy managing caseloads. As a charity we have had some complex and critical deals which BE have always handled calmly and achieved a successful outcome.’

Able to overcome any obstacle thrown in their way. They have the ability to make you feel comfortable asking questions when in doubt and taking time to explain.’

‘Able to handle a diverse range of commercial property requirements with ease, including multi-stakeholder promotion agreements of varying complexity. Glass half-full approach with can-do attitude.’

‘Lucy Harrison – truly impressed by what she was able to take on with two parallel transactions without dropping anything at all. A superb service.’