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          Transport

          The transport sector is undergoing major change driven by regulation and developments in technology, and now has the added challenge of responding to the implications of the UK’s exit from the EU.

          From the delivery of new infrastructure to the adoption of new technologies, transport is at the core of economies all around the world. Developments such as driverless vehicles and the concept of mobility as a service will transform our lives and impact businesses’ transport and logistics requirements - as well as the commuting habits of staff. Investment in infrastructure such as high-speed rail and additional runway capacity will be complimented by initiatives to rebalance the economy such as the Northern Powerhouse and City Deals.

          ”The DWF Team were very responsive to the issue we faced and provided essential support alongside key industry knowledge in resolving what could have become a very challenging situation. Their professionalism, support and one team approach assisted us in resolving the issues we faced and made them a pleasure to work alongside rather than with.”
          – Gareth Brewerton, General Counsel, South Staffordshire Plc

          The marine industry will continue to be complex as international trade becomes ever more challenging. In such an uncertain and rapidly changing environment, where regulation, insurance and commerce are so critical to your success, you need legal advice from people that understand your sector.

          DWF’s transport law team brings together an international network of 60 lawyers offering a full range of legal services to both public and private sector clients across the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road, transport and logistics sectors. We help our clients navigate the challenges of the dynamic international business environment, providing commercially focussed legal advice on issues related to insurance, employment, asset finance, litigation, public procurement and infrastructure development.

          What sets us apart from other Top 20 legal businesses is our dedication. We make it our business to know your business and to become an integral part of your team. We understand the pressures and emotions involved. As a result, our clients trust us to rise to any challenge and to present market-leading legal solutions, every time. Our ability to deliver is recognised by our clients and as a result we are recommended in all the major legal directories for our transport sector expertise.

          DWF is delighted to have been appointed to the Crown Commercial Services framework for 'Wider Public Sector – Legal Services' (RM3788). This means that if you are a public sector organisation and you qualify to use this CCS framework, you can now appoint us through the contract. Find out more and download our prospectuses.

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          Legal Practice the DWF Way

          21 January 2020

          LexisNexis Middle East’s Head of Publishing, Hussain Hadi, took time out at the Qatar Business Law Forum to chat with Kirk Durrant, Managing Partner at DWF’s Qatar office. They discussed DWF’s recent establishment and growth in Qatar, how the practice of law is changing and the role of AI.

          Jonathan Moss

          • Partner // Global Head of Transport Sector // Head of Marine & Trade

          Martin Gallaher

          • Partner // Head of Public Sector (Scotland) // Head of Projects: Road, Rail and Aviation

          Suzanne Moir

          • Partner // Head of Projects: Road, Rail and Aviation

          Vikki Woodfine

          • Partner // Head of Road Transport & Logistics // Head of Regulatory Compliance & Investigations (North West)

          Joanne Witheford

          • Deputy Head of Road Haulage & Logistics // Senior Associate

          James Fox

          • Partner // Head of Dispute Resolution (Middle East)

          Martin Pugsley

          • Partner // Head of Financial Services Sector

          Oommen Mathew

          • Head of India Practice: Disputes

          Vassilis Akritidis

          • Partner // Head of WTO & International Trade

          Ali Boroumand

          • Partner // Head of Mining & Minerals

          Jean Francois Mercadier

          • Partner // Managing Partner (France)

          Dr. Benjamin Kroymann

          • Partner // Head of China Desk (Germany)

          Claudia Rehse

          • Senior Associate
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