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Walker Morris LLP

Real Estate

6 ranked lawyersBand 1YorkshireUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Offers the full range of property services to clients in several sectors including retail, leisure and student accommodation. Also acts on a number of transactions involving care homes and assisted living facilities. Skilfully handles landlord and tenant matters, and regularly acts on development and regeneration schemes in regional city centres.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "Walker Morris makes us feel special; they look after us as a client and have become one of our key advisers."

"Very thorough and consistently punctual with all work," a source says.

Another adds: "The service is proactive and friendly, they keep our matters moving and take time to understand our business."

Work highlights

Advised Leeds Beckett University on a lease re-gear related to Broadcasting Place, Leeds.

Notable practitioners

Austin Judson is notable for his experience in representing developers and corporate clients in real estate matters. He often handles letting issues, as well as commercial and mixed-use property acquisitions.
"A very experienced and effective development lawyer."

George Bacon is proficient across a variety of real estate matters, including domestic and cross-border property transactions. He represents developers, retailers and investors in a broad array of matters, including the acquisition and pre-letting of retail, office and mixed-use premises.

Jeremy Moore frequently acts on high-value property transactions for clients in a range of sectors, including healthcare, social care and telecommunications. He is noted for his expertise in property acquisitions, as well as sale and leaseback arrangements.
"A very astute practitioner."

Judith Mary Pike is an esteemed practitioner with noteworthy experience in real estate transactions linked to infrastructure assets. In addition to assisting clients with lettings and disposals, she regularly advises on regeneration projects.

Nick Cannon is highly experienced in handling site acquisitions and sales relating to both commercial and residential developments. He frequently advises on transactions involving retail and student accommodation buildings.

Will Cousins has a noted expertise in development and leasing matters. He advises clients from student accommodation developers to universities.
"Will Cousins's standout qualities are that he is personable and available. He fully understands and buys into our firm's aims and requirements."

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Overview

Our Real Estate Group is a close knit group of nearly 40 lawyers who believe in real teamwork. We have one of the strongest specialist real estate groups in the country and have an enviable reputation for delivering focused and cost-effective legal advice.

Our knowledge of real estate law, obtained through decades of business cycles, combined with our day to day involvement with the market enables us to identify important issues and provide sophisticated advice of the highest quality. Our depth of experience enhances our effectiveness, allowing us to supply the expertise and innovation required to achieve your goals and to maximise the value of your transactions.

We represent all of the various parties involved in real estate transactions including sellers, buyers, developers, investors, partners, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants and our clients rank among the top players in the industry.

Real Estate

Walker Morris LLP

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Location

33 Wellington Street

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4DL

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Yorkshire

Real Estate


Austin Judson
Band 3
George Bacon
Band 2
Jeremy Moore
Band 1
Judith Mary Pike
Band 1
Nick Cannon
Senior Statespeople
Will Cousins
Band 4