Angus Walker specialises in acting for clients who wish to promote or oppose applications for development consent orders (DCOs) for nationally significant infrastructure projects under the Planning Act 2008, with a leading practice in this field. He has been working almost exclusively in this area since it came into being in 2008, although he also advises on hybrid bills, transport and works act orders, harbours act orders and other special consents.
Since 2009 he has maintained a blog on the Planning Act 2008 regime that now has nearly 800 entries and over 1000 subscribers and has set out the evolution of the infrastructure planning regime since its inception. As a result Angus is regarded as a thought leader in this area.
Angus Walker - 'Encyclopaedic grasp of that system.'
Chambers & Partners UK 2017
Angus Walker has ‘an encyclopaedic knowledge of the national infrastructure system.’
Legal 500 UK 2016
Angus Walker - 'Walking encyclopaedia' and 'one of the market's leading infrastructure lawyers.'
Chambers & Partners UK 2018
Angus Walker is singled out for his ‘encyclopaedic knowledge of the major planning project regime.’
Legal 500 UK 2017