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Eversheds Sutherland

Transport: Rail

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What the team is known for

Highly experienced group of practitioners with an excellent reputation for representing government bodies in franchising, planning and authorisation matters. Enviable bench of both commercial and regulatory lawyers with substantial rail expertise. Continues to sit on major panels for leading players in the rail industry. Regularly engaged to advise upon projects internationally, frequently in North America and Asia.

Strengths

Interviewees report: "Eversheds Sutherland are experienced and highly responsive. They give our sector a high degree of focus and have strength in depth."

Clients say: "They have a great technical understanding of the light rail industry."

One source notes: "They are a really strong team with outstanding depth and breadth of experience in the GB rail market."

Work highlights

Continued to advised the Rail Transport Authority in Dubai on the reletting of the concession agreement for Dubai Metro and Tram.

Notable practitioners

Agnes Koko is held in high regard for her wealth of experience in the rail industry. She advises on significant rolling stock matters including supply, procurement and maintenance issues. She is additionally adept at handling franchise agreements and infrastructure projects.
"Agnes Koko provides huge insight, is good to work with and inspires confidence."

Anne Harris has expert knowledge of the rail sector and specialises in commercial contracts. She regularly advises clients on franchise agreements and procurement issues, among other matters.
"Anne is exceptionally good. She has an impressive knowledge of the industry and an understanding of the policy. She is responsive, easy to work with and clear in her advice." "Anne Harris is a stalwart. There is nothing she doesn't know about the railway industry."

Mark Brunton has considerable knowledge in rail franchise agreements and infrastructure projects. He advises on a range of issues including rolling stock procurement and policy matters.
"Mark Brunton provides clear advice, a sense of pragmatism and has an ability to come up with solutions."

Star associate Will Spickett has notable experience advising on rolling stock and infrastructure projects. He has additional expertise in franchising matters.
"Will is a proactive and diligent individual, who understands the client’s needs and goes above and beyond what is expected to meet challenging timescales. He brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience and works well as part of a project team."

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Transport: Rail

Eversheds Sutherland

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Location

1 Wood Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 7WS

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Transport: Rail


Anne Harris
Band 1
Mark Brunton
Band 2
Will Spickett
Star Associates