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Experienced road transport lawyers

Our Road transport practice combines in-depth industry knowledge with a wealth of experience, gained over 20 years of working within the sector.

We act for international clients across the whole of the road transport sector including governments, highway authorities, project consortiums, DBFO and other contractors.

Our roads law services

We have a wealth of experience advising transport authorities on the operation and maintenance of road networks. We work closely with technical and financial advisors to bind cost reduction, efficiencies and safety supremacy into O&M contracts. We also help with the drafting and operation of concession agreements and have notable experience in formal dispute resolution and re-negotiation of payment mechanisms under concessions.

Our full list of roads law services includes:

  • infrastructure development, including DBFO projects
  • refinancing
  • road management and maintenance projects including tunnels, bridges and other major structures
  • outsourcing
  • property and land assembly
  • procurement
  • supply and maintenance of traffic management and information systems
  • automated camera based user charging solutions
  • bus information systems
  • construction disputes

Experienced lawyers for your roads or highways project

Our recent roads/highways project experience includes advising:

  • on the procurement of and the provision of contract administration advice in relation to the London Highways Alliance Contract, being a collaborative highways services framework contract covering all transport authorities across greater London
  • Highways Agency on the £367m contract for the implementation of a new free-flow charging system at M25 Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing, including DBFO interface including consideration of funding obligations on DBFO Co and policy which required additional debt to be raised
  • HA/DfT on the Infrastructure Bill, identifying risks around the impact of the statutory transfer constituting a material breach of the DBFO contracts
  • Bangladesh PPP Authority, Department of Roads and Bridges – we drafted the concession agreement and advised on international best practice for the procurement of the Dhakar By-pass project
  • a Swiss energy company on its concession agreement with the Government of Sierra Leone for the construction and operation of a hydro-carbon jetty in Kissy, Freetown and negotiating the EPC contract

Contact a road transport lawyer today

If you would like any further information or need advice on road transport law, please contact our legal team.