Angus is an experienced environmental and sustainability lawyer whose practice covers all aspects of environmental law from contaminated land to waste, climate change, renewables, nuisance, water pollution and asbestos. He also has expertise in related areas such as energy, planning and health & safety. He advises developers and operators of, and investors in, infrastructure, real estate and other businesses on transactional, regulatory and contentious issues, regularly working alongside corporate, real estate, commercial, projects and EU/competition teams.

Angus’s recent experience includes advising:

  • one of the UK's largest service station operators on the environmental aspects of the sale and purchase of approximately 50 service stations;
  • a chemicals company on an application for Hazardous Substances Consent;
  • holiday park operators on the environmental, health & safety and other regulatory aspects of acquisitions of holiday parks;
  • a chemicals company an internal investigation into its compliance with the emissions limits and reporting requirements under its environmental permit; and
  • an automotive business on trans-frontier shipment of waste requirements for transporting waste catalytic converters for recycling.

Angus has led Shoosmiths’ environmental practice since 2016. He is one of the Convenors of the UK Environmental Law Association’s (UKELA) Waste Working Party and a former Co-Chair of UKELA's Governance & Devolution Group.


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