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Osborne Clarke LLP

Transport: Rail

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What the team is known for

Highly adept at representing companies and manufacturers in rolling stock matters, including procurement, leasing and modification of existing fleets. Advises clients on public law matters, including challenges to procurement. Acts for a wide range of clients including manufacturers, rolling stock leasing companies and train operators.

Strengths

"They are very pragmatic and respond in good time," notes a client.

Another adds: "The team is very client-focused."

Work highlights

Continued to advise Eversholt on matters relating to its rolling stock fleets.

Advised Gazeley on the development consent order and compulsory acquisition of land for Rail Central, a joint venture with Ashfield Land, to develop a proposed new 7 million sq ft strategic rail freight interchange in Northamptonshire at a cost of £700 million.

Notable practitioners

Lara Burch has a wealth of experience of the rail sector and is a popular choice for both public and private clients in the transport industry. She regularly advises key clients on rolling stock, franchising and regulation matters.
"She is really knowledgeable and very tactical. Lara can look into the future and plot a realistic path." "She knows our business inside out, and discusses and negotiates as if it were her own business."

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Transport: Rail

Osborne Clarke LLP

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2 Temple Back East

Temple Quay

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS1 6EG

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Transport: Rail