Fenella Eddell


Fenella Eddell qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined the firm in October 2014.  She trained at Olswang in London then returned to East Anglia, where she was born and grew up, to work at another leading regional firm in Bury St Edmunds before coming to Barker Gotelee. Fenella is an associate solicitor within the property team, specialising in commercial property and agricultural transactions.  Fenella advises on a range of property matters on behalf of owners and occupiers of commercial and agricultural premises. Her recent instructions include:

Landlord and tenant

  • Negotiating and advising on the terms of a lease for landlord and tenant clients;
  • Advising in relation to lease renewals; and
  • Preparing a range of licences to occupy, underlet and carry out alterations.

Commercial and agricultural sales and acquisitions

Since joining Barker Gotelee in 2014 Fenella has developed a specialism in agricultural property matters, gaining experience in a range of areas; in particular, agricultural sales and acquisitions in East Anglia and further afield, 1986 Act tenancy surrenders and advising land owners on complex optional agreements for the diversification of land. Recent experience has included acting for the buyer of a £2.6 million farm in Suffolk with complex unregistered title issues and subject to a number of residential properties.

Corporate support

  • Working with colleagues in the company commercial team to assist with the property side of business transactions.

Fenella prides herself on a high standard of client care, keeping the client regularly informed, and would be happy to deal with any questions that you might have.

Clients say:

“Your services have been extremely professional and personable. Your knowledge of the agricultural aspects of this deal have meant that whilst I have been kept abreast of the salient details throughout our purchase, I have not been bogged down with unnecessary information to worry about.”

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your considered advice.”

“Many thanks for your work and thoroughness.”

“A big thank you for your work … and for getting it all done so smoothly.”

“Thank you so much for all your professionalism, patience and support.”

“Efficient and thorough advice/service.”

“Many thanks for all of your help and patience … the service provided by Barker Gotelee has been excellent.”