Burges Salmon

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Real estate transactions in the rail sector are very different from standard real estate matters. Our team of specialist rail real estate lawyers have exceptional knowledge of the complex legal framework surrounding deals relating to property involving both operational and non-operational railway land.

Our award-winning team has played leading roles in the rail property sector for over 20 years and we have assembled one of the largest specialist teams in the UK.

We use our expert property knowledge, built up over many years acting for private and public clients across the property and rail industries, to guide our clients efficiently and effectively through transactions. Our legal expertise and prowess can be applied to the diverse range of issues currently affecting rail real estate including: regeneration, development, planning, procurement, funding and financing, Rail interface, regulated access, site assembly and compulsory purchase.

Our rail team is ranked as a national leader in Tier 1 by Chambers and Legal 500 and our real estate team won the 2016 awards for real estate team of the year from ‘The Lawyer’ magazine and ‘Legal Business’ magazine.

Burges Salmon is the independent UK law firm which delivers the best mix of advice, service and value.