Airlines, financial institutions, lessors, airport owners, and manufacturers rely on our distinctive combination of aviation industry knowledge and our global and cross-practice strengths in areas ranging from corporate, banking, project and asset finance, capital markets, regulatory and dispute resolution. We believe that our commercial approach, global strength and co-ordination, product excellence and proven track record in executing complex and innovative transactions are second to none and offer our clients a competitive advantage.
We have been at the forefront of the railway sector for many years, with a dedicated global railway group specialising in the full range of railway and rolling stock transactions.
Our pre-eminent rail practice has extensive experience in heavy rail internationally, covering rolling stock, regulatory advice, safety, property issues, antitrust and construction and network enhancement. Being able to build on a diversity of skills has led to our advising on some of the largest rail deals in recent years. We are in an excellent position to advise on deals in this sector on a global basis due to our:
- in-depth expertise in the rail sector;
- leading position in the market;
- detailed understanding of the environment in which companies in these sectors operate.
Our mobility sector lawyers have acted on some of the largest and most complex transactions in the transit and logistics sector of the past few years. These transactions have included the acquisition and disposal of large cross-border portfolios of assets, often together with the associated business and management teams. Our clients are at the forefront of cutting-edge and fast-growing industries across the entire spectrum of mobility: from electric and alternative fueled vehicles, related infrastructure and components manufacturers; through to established global and local transit, transport and logistics players, and service providers.
Linklaters’ multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional shipping practice advises on a varied range of cross-border transactions, including financings of ships and other maritime assets, sales, purchases and securitisations of shipping asset portfolios, acquisition and financing of maritime companies, restructurings and workouts, and a range of other commercial transactions in the maritime sectors.
We advise various players in the maritime sectors, including banks, shipping lines, LNG and other project companies, shipbuilders and various players in the off-shore energy markets. We regularly work on financings supported by the leading export credit agencies active in the shipping sector and are familiar with their procedures and requirements.