Duncan O'Connor, Pinsent Masons

Company | Pinsent Masons
Job Position | Senior Associate


Duncan specialises in obtaining consents for major infrastructure projects, with a focus on the transport sector. He is currently acting for Heathrow Airport Limited in relation to its expansion (third runway) proposals, focussing in particular on the development of the surface access strategy. He has expertise on air quality issues and legal mechanisms for road pricing.

Duncan advised Transport for London on its river crossings programme and acted for TfL throughout the planning process for the Silvertown Tunnel and the Emirates Air Line cable car. He has advised on numerous urban rail projects, including extensions of the DLR, the Midland Metro and on TfL’s deep tube upgrade. He is currently advising TfL on the Sutton Link project - a high-capacity public transport route linking Sutton town centre and Merton.

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