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Judith Pike

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Walker Morris LLP

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Real Estate

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Partner

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Judith joined from City firm Allen & Overy and is one of two lawyers recommended in Band 1 of Chambers Guide for Real Estate work in the Yorkshire region. She is a partner in the Real Estate Group specialising in real estate work for clients involved in the energy, renewables and waste sectors. She is an active member of the firm’s Renewables, Energy & Resources Group and chairs the firm’s Green Real Estate Group. Her experience covers most aspects of the energy, renewables and waste markets including mines and minerals, gas and electricity generation, anaerobic digestion, energy from waste, and wind and solar projects. She also has significant experience of funding matters in particular development transactions and projects.

Described by Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as “thorough and focussed” and “making the work appear so refreshingly simple from the client’s side”, Judith enjoys making the land fit the deal and developing innovative project-based solutions.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Projects, energy and natural resources (including PFI)

Energy

Within: Energy

Walker Morris LLP is ‘a leader in the market for energy-from-waste projects’ through the experience of ‘incredible professionalBen Sheppard. Sheppard’s recent work includes advising MVV Environment Services on a residual waste treatment project with Dundee Council and Angus Council, acting for Associated Waste Management on an energy-from-waste project with Bradford Metropolitan District Council and assisting Michaelis Systems with multiple contracts relating to an Isle of Wight energy-from-waste project. David Kilduff leads the practice, Gwendoline Davies handles energy sector disputes, Jules Harbage is noted for his construction expertise and Judith Pike advises on real estate work in the energy space. Sustainable Development Capital, Northern Hydropower and Barn Energy are also clients. Elizabeth Wood moved in-house.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Real estate

Commercial property: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Within: Commercial property: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Walker Morris LLP’s ‘class-leading’ practice provides ‘responsive and coherent advice, which is well thought out with an excellent grasp of the optionality of any given situation’. Practice head Nick Cannon is ‘excellent’, Austin Judson is ‘hugely client and solution focused and is able to see through the white noise of complex situations to find the best solution’, and Jeremy Moore is ‘easy to trust implicitly’. Jacqueline Judson and senior associate Adam Reed are also key names to note. In a recent highlight, Jane Weaver led advice to Polish retailer LPP Reserve, a new client, on its lease for a new flagship store on Oxford Street. Further work includes Judith Pike and construction lawyer Julian Harbage acting for FCC Environment UK on the land and construction elements of HS2’s acquisition of a railway siding and Moore assisting Pharmaron UK with its purchase and leaseback of Merck Sharp & Dohme’s facilities in Hertfordshire. Asda, the Abu Dhabi United Group for Development and Investment and HSBC are also clients.

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