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Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Advised on the acquisition of land through compulsory purchase and negotiation from multiple owners in order to facilitate the construction of a bridge over a bypass.

  • Secured planning permission to build a bridge over a major bypass.

  • Advised on the acquisition of land for the construction of a bridge over a mainline railway.

  • Advised on the public inquiry process following multiple objections to a bridge being built.

  • Secured Statutory Bridge Orders for multiple sites.

DJB specialists

  • Robin de Wreede (Partner) 

  • Stuart Bould (Partner) 

  • Stephanie Smith (Partner)  

  • Zaheer Bashir (Senior Associate Solicitor)


Legal issues that may arise

  • Land acquisitions

  • Compulsory purchases

  • Planning permissions and obligation

  • The acquisition of Statutory Bridge Orders

  • Advising, negotiating and drafting construction contracts including FIDIC, NEC, IChemE, GC/ Works, JCT, ICE, RIBA and RICS

  • Works procurement methods, timetables and design and construction methods

  • Construction dispute matters including delay of works

  • Environmental law issues including environmental risk management

  • Complex leases of land including river beds and moorings. 

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Bridges are essential means of traversing natural obstacles, without which a modern transportation network would be impossible. They can range from small stone bridges to complex megastructures. The longest bridge in the world is the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge in China, at 102 miles long.

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