Transport (Including aviation and shipping)

Rolls Royce

Firms await fate as Rolls-Royce nears panel decision

Rolls-Royce has invited firms to bid for a place on its global legal panel, five years after it last reshuffled its roster, The Lawyer can reveal. The Lawyer understands that firms were first invited to submit their bids in March, with the deadline fast approaching. The panel process has been kept highly confidential, with firms required to […]


EE legal head resurfaces at Renault-Nissan after BT restructure

EE’s former legal chief James Blendis has resurfaced at Renault Nissan, where he has joined as the company’s UK and Ireland general counsel. Blendis left EE at the start of this year after five years as mobile operator EE’s general counsel. His move followed the acquisition of EE by BT, which saw EE’s in-house team […]

Vischer advises Planzer on acquisition of Leimgruber

Planzer, an international logistics and transport group with main seat in Dietikon ZH, has acquired all shares of Paul Leimgruber AG, also a family-led logistics and transport business with main seat in Basel and approx. 300 employees and 140 contracted drivers. VISCHER advises the selling shareholders (Leimgruber family). The Vischer team led by partner Dr Robert […]

Schoenherr leads Vienna Airport to success in third runway proceedings

Schoenherr has secured a significant victory for the Vienna International Airport (“VIE”) and the province of Lower Austria in the proceedings for the third runway at the airport. Together with his team, Schoenherr partner Christian Schmelz succeeded in persuading the Federal Administrative Court to confirm the environmental impact assessment (“EIA”) authorisation, which is thus legally […]

Gowling WLG report calls for public-private solutions to transport challenges

International Law firm Gowling WLG, in collaboration with the London Transport Museum, Arup and Thales UK, has brought together more than 60 leading thinkers and decision makers in the transport industry to consider the challenges and opportunities facing city transport systems and infrastructure in the UK. The findings, published today in Rethinking Urban Mobility: Three questions that will shape the future […]

Ece Gürsoy, Global Ports Holdings

Gürsoy, Ece – Global Ports Holdings

  Until the end of 2017 Ece Gürsoy was chief legal officer and company secretary of renewables company Lightsource. For six years, she helped the company become the leading utility scale solar power generator in the UK. Gürsoy joined the company in 2011. Having started her life in law practising in Turkey, she requalifyed as […]

Khaitan & Co represents Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority in fare case

Khaitan & Co successfully advised and represented Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) in the Bombay High Court and obtained a favourable order in relation to a matter involving proposed increase in Mumbai Metro fares as directed by the Fare fixation committee which was appointed under the Metro Railway (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002. The […]

Khaitan & Co advises SATS Investment on 49% equity stake in Mumbai Cargo Service Center Airport

Khaitan & Co advised SATS Investment, a subsidiary of SATS Limited on its subscription for a 49% equity stake in a joint venture company, Mumbai Cargo Service Center Airport Private Limited, which will be responsible for operating the concession and managing the international cargo facilities at the Mumbai airport. Ajay  Bhargava (Partner), Akhil Bhatnagar (Partner), […]

East & Concord advises on construction of Beijing’s Maglev train line

On December 30, 2017, Beijing’s first medium-low speed maglev line S1 with independent intellectual property started its trial operation officially. Li Dongming, Li Jian and Yang Lu from East & Concord’s Beijing Office provided legal advice on the investment and construction of the project. The magnetic levitation S1 line is a demonstration line of medium-low […]

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