Meet The Team

Principal Contacts

John Wallace

Founder and Head of Real Estate

John (ex Eversheds Sutherland) is the managing director of Ridgemont. He has been a lawyer for over 15 years working in London and Paris. He acts for developers, contractors, subcontractors and prime central London landlords on property and construction litigation issues.

With years of experience in the enforcement of adjudication awards at the High Court, John has advised on matters relating to subsistence, liquidated damages claims, extensions of time/delay and a range of other matters.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his young family, cooking and watching football.
Direct Dial: +44 (0) 203 909 9593

Tim Seal

Head of Construction

Tim (ex Pinsent Masons) joined Ridgemont as Head of Construction in February 2022 after 20 years in leading private practice construction law teams and consultancy. He is building our full service team of specialist lawyers. Tim’s knowledge of construction law and industry practice is considerable.

He also speaks and writes articles on construction law topics to a wide range of audiences. Tim’s emphasis when providing legal services, is genuine expertise, delivered by decent human beings, to exceed individual client need.

Outside work Tim loves outdoor adventure sports and trail running and tries to spend as much time as possible with his 2 undergraduate daughters.
Direct Dial: +44 (0) 203 909 9592

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