Ruth Barnes


Ruth heads the 38-strong Residential Development Sales team, specialising in new build plot disposal – whether for shared ownership, private sale or other initiatives, currently acting for more than 20 clients, including leading UK housebuilders and Registered Providers.

Ruth has over 25 years’ experience in the sector and acts for leading public and private sector providers and has been a market leader in LCHO sales for a decade.

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Contact details

+44 (0)20 7593 5040 /

Areas of Practice


Year Qualified



University of Kent
Law School (London)


Law Society of England and Wales
WISH (Women in Social Housing)
Member of the Steering Group for NHG (National Housing Group)
Member of the LexisNexis Steering Group on Residential Property Law