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Burges Salmon LLP

Simon Coppen

Bristol, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Transport: Rail
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Simon Coppen has a strong reputation in the sector, with particular expertise in franchising matters. He advises on a multitude of rail matters including contract amendments and regulatory issues and also has experience of infrastructure modernisation projects.
"Simon is top quality. He has been doing this work fantastically for decades." "He is very well respected in the industry."
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Simon has advised rail industry members on the full range of legal issues concerning the strategy, operation and development of the industry since privatisation in 1994. He is a leading rail industry adviser with recognised expertise in policy, structural, regulatory and operational matters including access, licensing, European and UK regulation and franchising. He regularly advises on commercial contracts, procurement, rail disputes and competition issues.

Career

Trained Allen & Overy; qualified 1987; Allen & Overy 1985-89; joined Burges Salmon 1989; partner 1993.

Professional Memberships

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Personal

Attended Kings School, Rochester; Brasenose College, Oxford (1984 MA Law).

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Simon Coppen

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