Our projects and infrastructure team brings together corporate, construction and finance lawyers with particular expertise and experience in the sector to advise on the full spectrum of works and services contracts, on a transactional, advisory or contentious basis.
- PPPs/PFI and asset-backed vehicles – we advise investors and contractors on their involvement with PPPs, PFIs and asset-backed vehicles and are experienced in drafting and negotiating appropriate forms of contract (including standard forms) and associated sub-contracts. We also act for a number of investors and contractors on existing PPPs and PFIs, including advice to investors on the acquisition of portfolios of PFI/ PPP assets.
- Civil engineering – we advise on major civil engineering projects in the UK and abroad and also have particular experience in the procurement and construction of major sports stadiums in the UK.
- Rail – our lawyers have advised on some of the largest rail procurements in the UK and Europe, including agreements for the design, build, operation and maintenance of light and heavy rail. We also advise a number of operating companies on the delivery of infrastructure projects and operational services.
We are able to advise on early stage issues, including procurement, public procurement, competition law and State Aid matters.
In addition, members of our project team have been involved in waste management and alternative energy projects, both onshore and offshore.
We also advise on health and safety issues and defend health and safety prosecutions.
Our clients include UK and international contractors and secondary and primary-market investors in a range of sectors, including transport, hospitals, schools, defence, social housing, facilities management, utilities and waste management.