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EXPERTISE ​Transport

Transport is an essential industry to everyday lives around the world, providing connectivity to those that use it on a daily basis.

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Navigating a complex network across land, air and sea

Whether it is a port development, funding a new road, planning the next stage of an airport, or managing the governance of a railway, our expertise covers all aspects of transport.

We operate at the heart of the industry, working alongside our colleagues who plan, build, finance, invest in, manage and operate transport infrastructure. With a commercial and practical approach, we combine in depth knowledge with legal knowhow to help enable some of the world's most complex and critical infrastructure projects worldwide.

Truly innovative, trusted advice across the board

Our specialised knowledge within the aviation sector and airports draws on industry experience and regional expertise. Working with all entities, we advise on infrastructure project development, financing, and concessioning, privatisation and sales. We also have a specialist pool of expertise in aviation financing, helping to build and mobilise fleets around the world.

We are leading experts in the rail infrastructure. Our experience includes the development of new-build projects for rail systems, the redevelopment of existing systems, leases for rolling stock, PPP concession agreements and O&M franchise agreements. We work with clients, bringing international and local experience and expertise to deliver the world's most complex rail projects.

Our industry expertise within the road sector provides our clients with a hands-on approach in understanding their commercial objectives and goals. We work on all types of road infrastructure, including bridges, tunnels and tolling structures, providing advice across the road industry to all stakeholders. Our team is at the forefront of delivering worldwide projects, from bond financing to greenfield PPPs. 

The world of ports and shipping involves a complex supply chain, with each component driven by their own unique objectives.  We have in-depth knowledge of this multi-layered landscape, advising port operators, contractors and authorities on financing, regulation, project development and financing around the world. 

Global expertise meets detailed local knowledge

Our in-depth knowledge of the industry and our history of working with governments, sponsors and financiers means we have a comprehensive and balanced view, and understand how projects work from all perspectives. We combine pragmatism with practical understanding, innovation and a rounded perspective to deliver complex projects. 

They know the market and they know what they are doing. CHAMBERS, 2016

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Recognition

As a leading international firm, we are proud to be recognised by clients and industry bodies for our achievements and the contributions we make

  • 2016

    IJGlobal Americas Awards – PPP North American Deal of the Year

    Pennsylvania Rapid Bridges

  • 2016

    Partnership Awards – Best Road Project

    Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

  • 2016

    FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Asia Pacific: Legal Expertise: Finance

    WestConnex Motorway Project

  • 2015

    IJGlobal Europe & Africa Awards – European Road Deal of the Year

    M11 PPP

  • 2015

    Partnership Awards – Best Transit Project

    North West Rail Link

  • 2016

    Chambers & Partners Global

    Projects and Energy – Band 2

  • 2016

    Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific

    Projects and Infrastructure – Band 2

  • 2016

    Chambers & Partners UK

    Transport: Rail Projects & Infrastructure – Band 1

  • 2016

    Chambers & Partners UK

    Transport: Rail Rolling Stock– Band 1

  • 2016

    Chambers & Partners UK

    Transport: Rail Franchising– Band 1

  • 2015

    Legal 500

    Transport: Rail – Tier 1

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We bring together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice our clients need.

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