Tim Walmsley

Senior Associate

  01872 265100

Tim qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 1996, after studying at University College Salford and is a senior associate in the Commercial Property department having joined Stephens Scown in July 2016. He advises on a wide range of commercial property matters including sales, purchases, development agreements, options and landlord and tenant matters.  Tim also has extensive experience in relation to property matters arising from large infrastructure projects and advising charities on all aspects of dealing with charity land.


Before joining Stephens Scown, Tim spent four years with Cornwall Council where he headed up their Property and Highways team.


Recent examples of work are:-

  • advising on the promotion of the A30 (Temple to Higher Carblake) Development Consent Order,
  • acting on the high value acquisition and charging of a quarry
  • acting on the high value sale of land to a large educational establishment,
  • advising on the sale of numerous development sites conditional on planning permission,
  • advising on the numerous linked property transactions, including a sale, a purchase and associated options required to facilitate a consolidated site for an academy school.
  • advising on property and compensation matters arising from compulsory purchase.
  • advising numerous charities and town and parish councils on their property transactions.


Tim is a member of the charity law association.


Outside of work Tim enjoys hiking, kayaking, climbing and touring Cornwall in his camper van. He is also the District Explorer Scout Commissioner for the Truro Scout District and is an Explorer Scout leader with 18th Truro Scout Group.

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