Ms Alison Ogley > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

Work Department

Planning & Environment Tead


Partner – Planning & Environment


Alison rejoined Walker Morris having previously worked in the Firm’s Planning & Environment Team before moving to Kings Chambers to practice as a barrister.  As an experienced advocate Alison provides combined advocacy and litigation services in High Court cases, including judicial review and section 288 challenges, in addition to her established Public Inquiry practice. With over ten years’ experience Alison specialises in advising clients in all areas of planning and environment law, and has acted on a variety of major development projects including housing, minerals, waste, retail and renewable energy.

Alison has a Masters in environment law and regularly acts for clients defending prosecutions, including those relating to waste permits, the protection of listed buildings and alleged breaches of abatement and/or planning enforcement notices.

Alison’s expertise allows her to provide valuable strategic advice to clients from the inception of projects, through to securing permissions for developments at planning appeal and, thereafter, representing clients in any subsequent High Court proceedings. Alison’s ability to act at all stages of a project facilitates a highly detailed and in depth understanding of the case, resulting in a bespoke client service, effective working with a wider project team and fostering positive outcomes for clients.



Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Planning

(Leading individuals)

Alison Ogley – Walker Morris LLP

Praised for its ‘strength in depth and a first-class advocacy service’, Walker Morris LLP’s workload includes residential and mixed-use developments, energy and infrastructure projects, particularly in the waste and renewables sectors, as well as compulsory purchase mandates. Practice leader and advocate Richard Sagar, who is commended as ‘a first-rate legal mind’, advises on planning applications, compulsory purchase matters and disputes in the High Court, while ‘highly knowledgeable‘ solicitor and barrister Alison Ogley has experience in high profile planning appeal cases. Chris Slater is another key member of the team and is noted for his work on section 106 planning obligations.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Alison OgleyWalker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP advises on the contentious and non-contentious environment-related aspects of large-scale infrastructure and development projects across the residential, retail, minerals, waste and renewable energy sectors. The ‘knowledgeable and approachable’ team has seen an increase in matters arising out of the waste sector, regarding compliance issues and emerging projects, and continues to act on enforcement cases, including environmental prosecutions and statutory nuisance. Alison Ogley, who has experience in EIA mandates, habitat regulations and waste development projects, jointly leads the practice alongside Stuart Ponting, who is regularly instructed in environmental investigations.