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, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

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Judith PikeWalker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP advises national and international developers, corporates and investors on high-profile transactions and projects. Clients include major retailers, healthcare companies, energy and telecoms suppliers, and private equity funds, reflecting the group’s broad sector expertise. The ‘fantastic‘ Jeremy Moore leads the team and has been active in the healthcare sector, while Judith Pike focuses on energy and infrastructure development work. Consultant Nick Cannon has maintained his work for national retailers after moving into a consultant position, and Will Cousins handled several high-value site acquisitions for student property developers. Senior associate Adam Reed continues to play a key role in major transactions.

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

Walker Morris LLP draws expertise from its real estate, projects, construction and finance departments to handle national, low-carbon infrastructure projects for public and private clients. Practice head Ben Sheppard has extensive experience advising on waste and energy-from-waste projects, while Jules Harbage recently assisted with the engineering contracts for energy and gas storage projects. Gwendoline Davies focuses on energy litigation, notably acting for renewable energy providers in damages claims. The team also advises on rail and housing projects. Judith Pike is also a key name to note.