Mrs Judith Pike > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

Work Department

Real Estate




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.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Commercial property: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

(Leading individuals)

Judith PikeWalker Morris LLP

Praised for delivering a ‘first-class service’, Walker Morris LLP ‘provides excellent support on commercial property matters’ and is noted for its capability in real estate transactions and financing mandates. Austin Judson advises on commercial and mixed-use developments, as well as acting for property developers, investors and high-street banks on real estate portfolio work. The Leeds-based team, which is led by Jeremy Moore, also includes Will Cousins, who handles development projects, sales and purchases and refinancing transactions. George Bacon advises national retailers, developers and property investors on development mandates. Adam Reed and Judith Pike are also key members of the group.

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

Walker Morris LLP has demonstrable experience in the waste and bioresources sectors and advises its roster of clients on energy from waste, anaerobic digestion and biogas projects. The ‘commercially astute’ team frequently leverages the expertise of other departments within the firm to provide multidisciplinary advice on infrastructure and energy mandates. Ben Sheppard, who is a key contact for energy from waste, renewables and low carbon energy matters, jointly leads the practice alongside real estate partner Judith Pike. Litigator Gwendoline Davies and construction expert Jules Harbage are also key members of the team.