Marcus McKay QC

Year of Call: 2000
Silk: 2016

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He has significant court experience, backed by sound commercial awareness

Legal 500

Marcus has a specialist interest in planning and environmental law. He is regularly involved in all aspects of the consents process for major energy projects from initial advice on the requirements of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations (including Environmental Statement review work), to appearances at public inquiries and judicial review hearings in the Court of Session. Marcus has appeared at a wind farm inquiry in England and has experience of national infrastructure projects. He also acts for planning authorities and has successfully resisted applications for judicial review of planning decisions.

Marcus is listed in the Legal 500 where he is described as having “significant court experience, backed by sound commercial awareness.

Marcus is a ranked silk in Chambers and Partners Bar guide, where he is “noted for his deep planning experience and praised by many for his meticulous attention to detail.” He is described as someone who “listens carefully to clients and will take on board your thoughts and views before reaching a conclusion. In court he is exceptionally good at putting a complex matter to the court”.

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