Mr Richard Sagar > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street
LEEDS
LS1 4DL
England

Work Department

Planning & Environment

Position

Partner

Career

Richard is responsible for a variety of aspects of town and country planning which includes advising commercial, public authority and private clients with particular emphasis on advocacy at public inquiries. His specialist areas of work include residential, retail, waste and energy projects with extensive experience of appeals, development plan examinations, tribunal and compulsory purchase work. Richard has also dealt with a variety of judicial review and High Court challenges, and is well versed in court procedure and protocol. Richard is a highly regarded and extremely experienced advocate who has acted as lead advocate at numerous appeal Inquiries for complex and large scale developments.

Richard has been consistently rated as one of the UK’s top planning solicitors in Planning Magazine, the leading publication for planning professionals. Richard also has experience of working alongside Counsel, in the role of the instructing solicitor, should the case require.

Richard regularly appears as a solicitor advocate for his impressive roster of clients. One interviewed client notes: “He has a forensic, dogged approach to dealing with issues and the formulation of strategy. We found him to be exceptional.”

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Planning

(Leading individuals)

Richard SagarWalker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP‘s client base spans individual landowners, property developers, housing businesses, mineral companies, care homes, student developments, and companies in the residential, mixed-use development and strategic land areas. Team head Richard Sagar has substantial experience in strategic planning advice, planning applications, compulsory purchase orders, High Court challenges and environmental issues; Chris Slater handles section 106 planning obligations; and dual-qualified barrister and solicitor Alison Ogley focuses on contentious work alongside growing non-contentious experience.