We are involved in dynamic, high profile transport initiatives across the UK, helping to shape developments in the sector and advise operators, infrastructure providers and public authorities.

We provide support to clients on the full range of legal issues affecting their transport businesses, including commercial contracts, infrastructure provision, regulatory and compliance including health and safety, and vehicle funding and acquisition. Our transport clients include operators, government agencies, local authorities, contractors, insurers and funders, and full sectoral coverage from road to rail to air to marine.

The Brodies team have an unrivalled knowledge of the transport discipline, for example in relation to statutory process in the planning of linear transport infrastructure projects. They have a can-do-attitude and no issue or timescale seems to ever be a problem. In terms of value for money, they cannot be faulted. Highly recommended.

Legal 500 UK 2024

Our lawyers understand the wide range of legal issues affecting the transport sector and place considerable emphasis on efficiency and cost effectiveness, working closely with clients and other advisers to achieve a collaborative outcome.

We have an in-house technology driven solution to provide a service focused on project consents and site assembly for transport infrastructure; and particular expertise in innovative, tech-driven areas, including smart ticketing and real time transport information system procurement.

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Transport & Rail key highlights

  • Acted for Abellio on its winning bid for the East Midlands rail franchise.
  • Advising ScotRail on rail franchising, commercial and regulatory issues.
  • Advising Perth and Kinross Council on its flagship Cross Tay Link Road project.
  • Advising Lothian Buses on commercial, governance and regulatory issues.
  • Advising Aberdeen City Council on land assembly and consenting for the Berryden Corridor Improvements.