Matheson


Transport

Related Expertise




Expertise

"Ten out of ten."
European Legal 500
 
Transport is a core area for lawyers in our Projects Group. In particular, we advise on the development, financing and construction of roads, railways, bridges, ports and airports.

The firm's Shipping Law Group advises an Irish and international client base on all aspects of shipping and related transport law. We advise borrowers, lenders, lessors, ship-owners, ship managers, charterers and marine insurers in relation to their contentious and commercial shipping requirements.

Experience Highlights

Examples of some of the transactions that we have advised on are:

Roads

  • advising the lenders to the preferred bidder of the 40km Irish M7 and M8 PPP
  • advising the preferred bidder of the M3 Clonee-Kells PPP in Ireland
  • advising the main contractor to the preferred bidder of the N6 Galway to East Ballinasloe PPP in Ireland
  • advised the operator of the N4 Kilcock-Kinnegad PPP motorway in Ireland
  • advised a bidder in relation to a by-pass of Waterford City, Ireland, including a new river crossing and cable stay bridge
  • acted for the National Car Testing Service in connection with their bid for the Irish Department of the Environmental and Local Government car testing contract

Rail / Bus

  • advising a bidder in relation to the proposed Dublin Metro North PPP project in Ireland
  • advising a bidder in relation to the proposed Metro West PPP in Ireland
  • advised Rathdown Light Rail in relation to the LUAS extension from Sandyford to Cherrywood in Dublin
  • advised bidder in relation to operating franchise for LUAS Lines A, B and C
  • advised major rail operator in the tender for operation of LUAS Lines A and B
  • acted for consortia bidding for the operation of various lines forming part of the proposed London Underground PPP
  • advised Irish bus operator in relation to the redevelopment of Galway Bus and Rail Station
  • advised Irish bus operator in relation to the refurbishment of Busaras, Dublin
  • advised Irish bus operator in relation to the redevelopment of Plunkett Street Bus Station, Cork
  • advised Irish rail operator in relation to a wide range of projects including:
  • standard form contract for the provision of cable laying and ducting services
  • the redevelopment of Galway Bus and Rail Station
  • the construction of East Wall Bridge, Dublin
  • construction of new depot at Drogheda, Co. Louth
  • a standard form contract for crane hire services
  • development of standard documentation for procurement of equipment, goods and infrastructure
  • procurement of ticket vending machines
  • procurement of road/rail vehicles
  • procurement of re-signaling infrastructure
  • procurement of the design and construction of a train servicing centre
  • bridge painting and fencing contracts
  • level crossing works contracts
  • major bridge restructuring contract
  • facilities management contract
  • procurement of rolling stock
  • vehicle sale and repair contracts
  • bridge repair and reconstruction contracts
  • IT procurement including SAP Servers, project and asset management software
  • advised UK train operating companies bidding for rail franchises in the UK and for UK rolling stock companies on procurement obligations

Shipping

  • advising Drogheda Port Company on all aspects of international competition to select a strategic partner for the development of a new deep water port at Bremore, North Co. Dublin
  • advised PandO Maritime Limited in relation to its management contract with the Irish Marine Institute

Aviation

  • advising Cork Airport Authority on a range of issues
  • advised the former Minister for Transport and his Department, as part of a consortium, on the restructuring of the Aer Rianta/State Airports business

 

Accolades

The team provides "spot-on advice".
European Legal 500 2015

"This firm offers an established team that is regularly present on market-leading transactions."
Chambers Europe 2013

Clients rate the team for its professionalism and value for money.
European Legal 500 2013

"Ten out of ten."
European Legal 500 2012

 

"Ten out of ten."
European Legal 500
 
Transport is a core area for lawyers in our Projects Group. In particular, we advise on the development, financing and construction of roads, railways, bridges, ports and airports.

The firm's Shipping Law Group advises an Irish and international client base on all aspects of shipping and related transport law. We advise borrowers, lenders, lessors, ship-owners, ship managers, charterers and marine insurers in relation to their contentious and commercial shipping requirements.


Examples of some of the transactions that we have advised on are:

Roads

  • advising the lenders to the preferred bidder of the 40km Irish M7 and M8 PPP
  • advising the preferred bidder of the M3 Clonee-Kells PPP in Ireland
  • advising the main contractor to the preferred bidder of the N6 Galway to East Ballinasloe PPP in Ireland
  • advised the operator of the N4 Kilcock-Kinnegad PPP motorway in Ireland
  • advised a bidder in relation to a by-pass of Waterford City, Ireland, including a new river crossing and cable stay bridge
  • acted for the National Car Testing Service in connection with their bid for the Irish Department of the Environmental and Local Government car testing contract

Rail / Bus

  • advising a bidder in relation to the proposed Dublin Metro North PPP project in Ireland
  • advising a bidder in relation to the proposed Metro West PPP in Ireland
  • advised Rathdown Light Rail in relation to the LUAS extension from Sandyford to Cherrywood in Dublin
  • advised bidder in relation to operating franchise for LUAS Lines A, B and C
  • advised major rail operator in the tender for operation of LUAS Lines A and B
  • acted for consortia bidding for the operation of various lines forming part of the proposed London Underground PPP
  • advised Irish bus operator in relation to the redevelopment of Galway Bus and Rail Station
  • advised Irish bus operator in relation to the refurbishment of Busaras, Dublin
  • advised Irish bus operator in relation to the redevelopment of Plunkett Street Bus Station, Cork
  • advised Irish rail operator in relation to a wide range of projects including:
  • standard form contract for the provision of cable laying and ducting services
  • the redevelopment of Galway Bus and Rail Station
  • the construction of East Wall Bridge, Dublin
  • construction of new depot at Drogheda, Co. Louth
  • a standard form contract for crane hire services
  • development of standard documentation for procurement of equipment, goods and infrastructure
  • procurement of ticket vending machines
  • procurement of road/rail vehicles
  • procurement of re-signaling infrastructure
  • procurement of the design and construction of a train servicing centre
  • bridge painting and fencing contracts
  • level crossing works contracts
  • major bridge restructuring contract
  • facilities management contract
  • procurement of rolling stock
  • vehicle sale and repair contracts
  • bridge repair and reconstruction contracts
  • IT procurement including SAP Servers, project and asset management software
  • advised UK train operating companies bidding for rail franchises in the UK and for UK rolling stock companies on procurement obligations

Shipping

  • advising Drogheda Port Company on all aspects of international competition to select a strategic partner for the development of a new deep water port at Bremore, North Co. Dublin
  • advised PandO Maritime Limited in relation to its management contract with the Irish Marine Institute

Aviation

  • advising Cork Airport Authority on a range of issues
  • advised the former Minister for Transport and his Department, as part of a consortium, on the restructuring of the Aer Rianta/State Airports business

 

The team provides "spot-on advice".
European Legal 500 2015

"This firm offers an established team that is regularly present on market-leading transactions."
Chambers Europe 2013

Clients rate the team for its professionalism and value for money.
European Legal 500 2013

"Ten out of ten."
European Legal 500 2012

 



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