Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Advised on all aspects of the operation of a mainline railway.

  • Advised on the extension of a mainline railway line.

  • Advised on the construction of a railway to an airport in order to improve the airports travel infrastructure.

  • Drafted Section 106 agreements relating to the demolition of existing structures and redevelopment of former railway land to provide mixed use development.

  • Advised on a multi-million pound land acquisition, including a railway.

DJB specialists

  • Tina Durani (Partner)

  • John Qualtrough (Partner)

Legal issues that may arise

  • Site acquisitions

  • Securing vacant possession of land for construction of a railway through compulsory purchase

  • Planning permission

  • Planning inquiries and appeals

  • Judicial review

  • Environmental impact law

  • Crichel down rules

Need help? Get in touch

The railway system in Britain is the oldest in the world. There are over 10,000 miles of railway in the UK and over 1.6 billion journeys are made per year on the UK's railway system.



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Tel: 0161 669 4800


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