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        The rail sector has a complex and evolving contractual and regulatory matrix. We know our way around the maze and the issues. We won't leave you going round in circles.

        Our team of experts has advised on passenger rail franchise procurement and delivery, infrastructure bills and delivery contracts, track access and regulatory reviews, new and refurbished rolling stock, rail freight terminals and grants, tram schemes, station and maintenance depot developments and leases, retailing, ticketing and transport integration.

        "A top quality team, particularly in the field of marine insurance."
        – Chambers & Partners and Legal 500

        Our team has also handled contract disputes, high value claims for personal injury, line trespass and for damaged rolling stock, as well as HR, trades union and rail pension scheme matters.

        Our national team provides decisive, expert direction in an approachable way. We are recognised for our exemplary service, understanding your commercial needs as well as the complex legal framework surrounding your industry. Praised for our innovative and energetic solutions, we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach in applying them.

        Partner-led expertise with an innovative approach

        DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 100 lawyers across 12 UK locations and 12 international offices who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.

        Suzanne Moir

        • Partner // Head of Projects: Road, Rail and Aviation

        Martin Gallaher

        • Partner // Head of Public Sector (Scotland) // Head of Projects: Road, Rail and Aviation