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Walton & Co hires two equity partners 

Published on: 8 Apr 2024

Walton & Co [square]Boutique planning law firm Walton & Co has appointed Alec Cropper and James Cook as new equity partners.

Cropper has more than 15 years of legal experience, having previously worked at firms including Walker Morris and DWF. He joined Walton & Co in 2019, and specialises in planning appeals, application advice, High Court proceedings and negotiation of planning agreements.  

Cook, who previously worked at Walton & Co from 2007 to 2019, returns to the firm from Blacks Solicitors where he held the position of head of planning after establishing a new planning law team in 2019. He brings with him more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors in all areas of planning and highways law.

Cook said: “Partnering with Alec and David will give us the opportunity to expand our client base into new industry sectors and grow our expert team to ensure we can continue effectively responding to market and political changes across the planning system.”

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