Tim Fogarty > Winckworth Sherwood LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Winckworth Sherwood LLP
MINERVA HOUSE
5 MONTAGUE CLOSE
LONDON
SE1 9BB
England

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Tim is an experienced development risk and disputes lawyer with a particular focus on rights of light, neighbourly matters and planning litigation. He has 25 years’ experience in real estate and development work and acts for several of the UK’s major national house builders and a broad range of other residential developers and investors.

His advice ranges from pre-acquisition risk assessment, to identify and minimise risks from neighbour rights and interests, through to tactical advice to resist direct challenges to a scheme or its underlying planning consent.

Career

Trained: Clifford Chance; qualified: 1991, solicitor Clifford Chance 1991-1996; senior associate then partner Masons 1996-2004; partner Bevan Brittan LLP 2004-08; partner and head of real estate Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP; partner Winckworth Sherwood 2017-present

Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales; Property Litigation Association (past Chairman)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Planning

Winckworth Sherwood LLP‘s planning team has a strong track record advising on major projects, particularly mixed-used and residential-led developments, urban extensions, tall buildings and riverside schemes. The team acts for major residential developers, in addition to having a strong local authority client base. Practice head Colette McCormack works with Tim Fogarty, whose focus is on contentious planning issues and site disputes, as well as Lindsay Garratt. Former practice head Karen Cooksley left the firm in December 2020 to join W Legal Limited.