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Edward Kerr

Edward Kerr


Ed Kerr is a solicitor in Herbert Smith Freehills’ Brisbane office working in the Queensland finance practice.



Ed acts for borrowers and lenders on financing transactions across a range of industries including real estate, construction, professional services, mining and infrastructure. 

Ed advises domestic and international financial institutions and corporate borrowers, including leading Australian and international banks, non-ADI lenders, private and ASX listed companies, government owned corporations and departments.

Ed’s expertise includes real estate and construction financings, trade and general corporate financings, as well as transaction banking facilities. His experience also includes acting for buyers and sellers on the banking and finance aspects of mergers and acquisitions and providing companies and government bodies with advice in relation to the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth). 


Ed has completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University. Ed is admitted to practice as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia and holds a current practising certificate in Queensland.

Before joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Ed worked as a solicitor in the banking and finance team of a national law firm in Melbourne.