Mr Stuart Ponting > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street
LEEDS
LS1 4DL
England

Work Department

Regulatory & Compliance

Position

Partner

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Employment > Health and safety

(Leading individuals)

Stuart PontingWalker Morris LLP

Stuart Ponting is the go-to name at Walker Morris LLP for contentious health and safety engagements; he handles litigation and inquests into fatal accidents for household-name UK and international clients in the food and retail sectors. The team also provides full-service crisis management and incident response support to care homes and construction, manufacturing and healthcare companies, while practice head Jeanette Burgess regularly handles training programmes and audits. Senior associate Claire Burrows provides support on prosecutions and investigations, and is developing a niche in post-Grenfell fire safety issues.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Environment

Walker Morris LLP has a broad environmental practice, encompassing corporate support such as regulatory advice and permits alongside strong capabilities in contentious work. Practice heads Alison Ogley and Stuart Ponting both hold considerable advocacy experience, with Ogley having taken roles on significant environmental enforcement cases, including representing Darrington Quarries before the Supreme Court, while Ponting maintains a contentious regulatory practice. Clients include local authorities, corporates, property developers and mineral companies. Associate Rachel Turnbull is noted for her work in environmental enforcement proceedings, having previously worked for the Environment Agency as a regulator.