Managing Partner: Malcom Simpson
Non-executive Chairman: David Smedley
Number of partners: 46
Other fee earners: 83
Commercial: David Kilduff
Corporate: John Hamer
Finance: Michael Taylor
Litigation: David Smedley
Real Estate: Nick Cannon
THE FIRM: Walker Morris is a distinctive law firm, valued by its clients for consistently delivering excellent results. It is a single site, full service commercial law firm focused on providing its national and international clients with partner-led, high quality advice. Its national centre of excellence in Leeds has significant advantages in terms of developing a strong, collaborative culture, with the inherent value and cost effectiveness that a Leeds base brings.
With a staff of over 450 including 46 partners, Walker Morris is uniquely recognised for its strong multi-disciplinary teamwork and straight forward advice. The firm offers its clients truly accessible partners who get the job right - providing partner-led advice based on their knowledge and understanding of working with individual clients.
Its lawyers’ focus on delivering what they promise, coupled with a high level of commercial awareness, continues to fuel their ability to attract significant new clients from around the world. Working with a global network of like-minded firms, it believes that clients’ interests are best served by introducing them to the right overseas firms for the matter in hand, rather than adopting a ‘one size fits all’ approach.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Walker Morris is a corporate law firm offering a full range of legal services. Its depth of expertise assures its broad client base of national and international companies, public sector bodies, institutions and not-for-profit organisations, that all of their needs can be met by this one firm.