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Our dedicated lawyers advise clients in the transportation sector on multijurisdictional transactions across many legal disciplines. 

We provide legal services to Africa-based and multinational clients in sectors including aviation, highways, rail and shipping, as well as national and local government and transport authorities. We can also advise on international trade issues and complex regulatory regimes. 

Our lawyers are proven in the region, which includes being named Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year at the African Legal Awards (2016). 

Local insights, global outlook: our teams in 20 African countries understand the specific political, financial, regulatory and economic issues. You also have access to the global resources of an Africa team with more than 200 lawyers in key financial centers including Johannesburg, Casablanca, London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Perth, Hong Kong and Beijing. 

Our depth of resources and international experience has enabled our lawyers to act on countless projects internationally on behalf of funders, consortia, authorities, manufacturers, vehicle suppliers and operators. Crucially, we understand the issues specific to the sector and each activity, which means we can address the particular issues and risks involved to satisfy authority, funder and other stakeholder concerns. 

Key capabilities include: 

Advising on legal, commercial and financial issues for domestic, cross-border and international carriers, governments, operators, insurers, regulatory authorities and financial investors across: 

  • airlines and aviation
  • highways
  • bus
  • heavy rail
  • light rail
  • marine and shipping
  • ports 

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.