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UK 2022
UK-wide Transport: Rail
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Band 2

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Transport: Rail: Rolling Stock - UK-wide
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Strong practice frequently sought out for its expertise in rail-related infrastructure matters. Also adept at advising on rolling stock and franchising concerns. Clients include train operators, suppliers and public sector bodies.

Strengths

One client notes: "Addleshaw Goddard provide excellent advice."

Work highlights

Advised VTG Rail on the manufacture and supply contracts for wagon bodies and bogies for over 100 new three-platform articulated 'Ecofret 2' rail wagons for carrying shipping containers on the UK rail system. 

Advised Eversholt Rail on the rolling stock implications of the Department for Transport's Emergency Recovery Measures Agreements, and the consequences for the leasing arrangements of Eversholt Rail's affected rolling stock portfolio.

Acted for HS2 in a challenge to its procurement of a construction partner for the design and delivery of Old Oak Common station.

Notable practitioners

Paul Hirst is head of the transport sector group at the firm. He has established an excellent reputation in the market for his expertise in rolling stock procurement and franchising. He also has extensive experience advising on rail infrastructure projects.
"Paul has a very good reputation for rolling stock financing." "He is a rail expert and really great on rolling stock." "Paul is collaborative and his knowledge is outstanding."

Simon Gwynne has a strong reputation in the market and extensive experience in the rail sector. He regularly advises on rolling stock procurement, financing and leasing. His impressive client base includes government bodies and financial institutions.
"Simon is a very big hitter in the rail sector with very good knowledge." "He has very good sector expertise."

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