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Commercial Developers

Commercial Developers

Our Team has an impressive track record of advising on developments of all shapes and sizes, complexity and classes of development. We have deep knowledge of the sector, which helps us to provide our clients with a service that’s efficient, pragmatic and, of course, informed.

We guide our clients through the entire life cycle of project, from structuring and funding, to strategic lands issues, planning and managing construction, and project completion. But above all, we focus on finding commercial solutions to solve our clients’ concerns.

We know that the current climate can be tough for commercial developers who are facing a new and evolving set of challenges, but we can help. We advise on areas like sustainability, Net Zero, carbon, wider ESG objectives, the use of tech and data, as well as regulatory requirements. We have particular experience in the high growth sectors of BTR/PRS, student accommodation and logistics.
We work in partnership with our clients, taking the time to really get to know their business and the people we’re working with. We’ll always try to add value and our aim is for you to view us as an extension of your team. We’re proud of the enduring relationships we’ve built with our clients, and this is testament to not just our expertise but the value we place on people as well.

The projects we advise on are often high profile and all our work benefits from our Partner led approach. Whatever the nature of your project, you’ll always receive the best possible advice, from a team who care passionately about the outcome.

We work collaboratively, bringing in different specialists from around the firm when we need additional expertise: we’re a tight knit group all working from our base in Leeds. This means you’ll benefit from our access to a fantastic pool of knowledge and talent, and we can quickly put our heads together to find the answers you need.

Insights

“They are excellent. The service is proactive and friendly. They keep our matters moving and take the time to understand our business. If a problem arises, they look for a way to solve it for us.”

Chambers & Partners

“Walker Morris make us feel special. They look after us as a client. They have become one of our key advisers as a result.”

Chambers & Partners

“Walker Morris has a very, very good commercial property practice.”

Chambers & Partners

“In terms of client quality, Walker Morris probably stand out. They have an excellent client base. I would describe them as the Slaughter and May of Leeds. They have only got one office but they pull in work from all over the place.”

Chambers & Partners

“I can give Walker Morris no criticism. The service and turnaround that they provide are exemplary.”

Chambers & Partners

“Excellent value, flexible approach to fees and to work, very responsive and pragmatic.”

Legal 500

“The team have a diverse range of skills, ranging from standard sale and purchase agreements to structuring complex retirement living purchases.”

Legal 500

“The key strength of Walker Morris is no doubt its people. We’ve always felt that Walker Morris has an understanding and genuine interest in the direction and growth of our business.”

Legal 500

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George
Bacon

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Mark
Byrne

Partner

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Will
Cousins

Partner

Real Estate

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Paul
Dinning

Director

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Austin
Judson

Partner

Real Estate

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Nick
Trowell

Director

Real Estate

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