Infrastructure

Supporting the backbone of Britain with our expert infrastructure lawyers

The infrastructure sector is central to the future growth and success of the UK economy. But many projects face challenges before ground is even broken, continually juggling capital availability, political pressures, changing environmental and social priorities along with a growing population and increased need for housing. Our infrastructure lawyers and industry experts have the capability to advise on the challenges faced throughout a project’s life.

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Our Clients


We have an impressive client base acting for local and national governments, social housing and leisure operators, along with major public bodies in health and education. Our infrastructure lawyers also support private companies in different sectors including renewable energy, regeneration and telecoms.

Main Areas Of Practice


Transport

From rail and road, to ports and planes, the UK transport network is the lifeblood of UK plc. We help guide nationally significant projects through any challenges they face. We've advised Transport for Wales on its development of the Core Valley Lines, the development of Cardiff Parkway station, supported Welsh Government road schemes, as well as bolstering the team with a new expert from Heathrow's in house legal team.

Social infrastructure

Our Property and Construction teams have significant experience working with local government, social housing and leisure operators along with major public sector bodies in health, education and local government.

Renewable energy

The renewables sector continues to see increased investment and focus from both public and private sectors. The UK is looking to onshore wind, solar, tidal and biomass technology for renewable energy production. We work on the front line helping maximise the innovations and technological advancements enabling the UK to remain a global leader in the green economy.

Regeneration

With increased urbanisation and a step change in how we blend work and social life, regeneration schemes are becoming more popular as consumers expect more from where they live. Our expert planning lawyers provide pragmatic, commercial advice at all stages of a regeneration project. We've advised on all issues arising out of the 40 acre Porth Teigr waterfront regeneration scheme at Cardiff Bay. Along with providing project and cost management for the remediation and housing project at Whiteheads Steelworks Development in Newport.

Telecoms

An increasingly complex legal arena, the telecoms industry is being relied upon more now great swathes of the UK work remotely. Our in-house expert telecoms lawyers work with a wide variety of firms, from advising Gigaclear as they expand the UK superfast fibre broadband network, to managing the vast 300 site portfolio of a national utilities company.

Highlights


"Their senior management is excellent: collaborative, pragmatic and helpful, and overall they provide a great service." - Chambers and Partners, 2021, Band 1 ranked in the Planning category


"They have a particular knack for understanding their clients' businesses and so are able to make recommendations for settlements and solutions that fit well with our business model." - Chambers and Partners, 2021, Band 1 ranked in the Construction category


"Blake Morgan LLP is unique, due to the commitment, dedication and professionalism of its staff. The team became an extension of my organisation, providing high-quality advice and quality assurance during a complex, high-value procurement." - Legal 500, 2021, Public Sector category


"Our overall impression was excellent. The firm offers great service with excellent strategy and knowledge." - Chambers and Partners, 2021, Band 1 ranked in the Litigation category


"A very experienced team who provide us with invaluable advice and assistance at the times we find ourselves in a dispute." - Legal 500, 2021, Tier 1 ranked in the Dispute Resolution category


Our Experts


Joanna
Rees
Partner

Cardiff

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Simon
McCann
Partner

Cardiff

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Penri
Desscan
Partner

Cardiff

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Dominic
Jones
Partner

Oxford

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Anita
Kasseean
Partner

London

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Daniela
Smith
Partner

Cardiff

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James
Gundy
Director (Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager)

Cardiff

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Richard
Wade
Partner

Oxford

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Infrastructure mailings


With the pandemic taking centre stage for the Government in the short term, infrastructure projects face further delays and uncertainty. In the long term, we believe this will significantly shape the sector for the better. With an eagerness for the economy to recover quickly, we anticipate extra focus on affordable infrastructure spending, mass adoption of new technologies and sustainability being a key political driver.

Blake Morgan will delve into the key topics impacting the sector throughout 2021 and beyond. To sign up, click here and select ‘Construction and Development’ as a ‘Sector of Interest’ in your marketing preferences.

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