Rail Law | Setfords

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At Setfords, our lawyers have expert knowledge on the rail sector, and are here to support you with any of your legal needs.

Scope for development and innovation in the UK rail sector has never been larger. With the end of 25 years of rail privatisation, robust performance, and increasingly sustained growth, opportunities are abound.

The rail sector is important to the UK, providing more than 80,000 jobs and a turnover of more than £7 billion yearly. As such, it’s important for those in the rail sector to ensure that their efforts for innovation, safety improvements, and development are focused and targeted to ensure the best possible outcome for everyone involved.

Our lawyers’ specialisms:

Our lawyers with a focus on rail law have years of extensive experience in this unique sector. This allows them to give you tailored advice, no matter your needs.

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The team can offer support with the following with regards to rail law:

Contract Procurement – which contract is appropriate for you.

Contract Drafting and Negotiation

Contract Reviews (Risk & Reward analysis)

Intellectual Property Law (including Artificial Intelligence)

R&D Agreements

Copyright Agreements

Patent Law

General Commercial Law

Railway Legislation

Depot Leases and Renewals (including licensing)

Design and Build Contracts (track, signalling, depots, stations)

Termination and Exit Strategies.

SaaS and Long Term Support and Maintenance Contracts (software)

Employment and Consultancy

Governance Structure Advice

In-house Seminars and Webinars on current railway issues

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Samantha Greer

Specialist Rail Lawyer

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Do you have an issue that you require immediate assistance with?

We offer a free initial telephone consultation, where we will provide you with any relevant information and advise you of the legal position.

Upon instruction, you will be allocated to a dedicated solicitor as your point of contact. They will stay with you throughout your time with the firm, and as a result they learn about and understand your needs, making the advice and guidance you receive customised to you.