Gowling WLG appointed to Transport for Greater Manchester professional services framework

26 March 2021

Gowling WLG has been appointed to the Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) professional services panel.

A team led by partners Mike O'Shea and Giles Clifford, and legal director Dominic Richardson has been instructed to TfGM's Professional Services Framework - Strategic Lot 9: Legal services for major or complex projects.

The four year appointment covers all legal services that could be required in relation to transport infrastructure, including development & regeneration projects, major service projects for all forms of transport, environmental projects, and innovation projects to advance wider connectivity and accessibility in the region.

Gowling WLG's Government Contracting & Public Sector, Infrastructure, Rail and Transport lawyers will head up the advisory to TfGM, the local government body responsible for delivering Greater Manchester's transport strategy and commitments.

TfGM's circa £90 million consultancy framework form's part of Greater Manchester's programme of capital transport investment to establish a fully integrated, high capacity transport network, with a focus on sustainability.

Gowling WLG joins Ashurst, Addleshaw Goddard, DLA Piper, Squire Patton Boggs and Weightmans on the panel.


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