Michael Walton

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Michael Walton

Michael Walton


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Michael Walton is a planning and environmental lawyer based in Brisbane.

More than 30 years’ practice informs Michael’s broad range of experience across environmental law, town planning, local government and property development with an emphasis on major projects and infrastructure, particularly electricity generation and transmission.

Michael advises institutional developers on shopping centre interests and local government on matters ranging from planning appeals to land resumption. He advises public corporations, government bodies and planning professionals on matters concerning infrastructure and energy, from environmental due diligence to complex intergovernmental disputes.

Michael has gained development approval for projects ranging from shopping centres to power stations. As editor of Queensland’s Planning and Environment Law Report since 1984, Michael has read every decision of that court over the past 25 years.

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