Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Law firm
  • Year established:
    2008
  • Website:
    http://www.walkermorris.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Kings Court, 12 King Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2HL

About Walker Morris LLP

Walker Morris are a single site, full service commercial law firm based in Leeds. They are focused on providing clients both in the UK and internationally with partner-led, high-quality and insightful legal advice.

Their single site has significant advantages in terms of developing a strong, team-based, collaborative culture. Their team of more than 450 is uniquely recognised for its strong multidisciplinary teamwork and straight forward advice and 90% of their 47 partners are recognised in Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.

Clients include a number of blue chip companies and are drawn from a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, retail, corporate and finance, healthcare, private equity, technology and media, energy and renewables, public sector, and infrastructure and real estate.

Corporate and Managing Partner Ian Gilbert has more than 30 years of experience and is recognised as one of the region’s leading corporate lawyers.


What is it like to work for Walker Morris LLP

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Over the last year, every team member was offered a conversation about their career with the firm’s Learning and Development Manager to help identify competency and skills gaps. Just under 100 employees participated.
My Company
My Company
Ian runs a series of presentations to relay the firm’s mission and core values. The presentations communicate Walker Morris’ standing in the marketplace, the reasoning and research behind the development of their values and the importance of these in their day-to-day work.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
An ice-cream van is hired once a year to provide employees with free ice cream. This is the law firm’s way of thanking everyone for their efforts regardless of what job they perform. It also gives everyone a chance to interact socially.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    15%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Male : Female:

    38% / 62%

  • Staff:

    433

  • Earning £35,000+:

    47%

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