TRANSPORT



OVERVIEW

JSA has an in-depth experience and specialist domain knowledge in Rail, Roadways & Highways. As a part of its overall Transportation Practice, the firm's expert team of lawyers has extensive experience advising on pioneering and complex rail transactions including upcoming metro rail projects and new technology for multi modal transportation. In the road & highway sector. JSA has been involved closely with policy initiatives, acquisitions of projects, general advisory on Hybrid Annuity Model & Toll Operate Transfer Model and dispute resolution.

The firm has advised on all legal, regulatory and contractual aspects of the rail sector, including:

  • Setting up of greenfield projects and documentation in respect thereof
  • Franchise and concession bids and ongoing management
  • Infrastructure enhancement projects (including PPP)
  • Engineering Procurement and Construction Contracts
  • Operation & Maintenance Contracts
  • Development and operation of underground, metro, light rail and other rapid transit projects
  • Rail sector legislation and regulations including regulated agreements for access to rail infrastructure
  • Advice relating to Government tenders
  • Procurement, leasing and financing of assets
  • Rail and light rail related procurement law and competition law issues
  • Smartcard and electronic ticketing systems
  • Contracts with the supply industry (both manufacturing and professional
  • Health and Safety issues
  • Employment and independent contractor issues
  • Real Estate issues
  • Corporate and structuring issues
  • Strategic alliances and joint ventures
  • Financing issues
  • Dispute resolution

In the road & highways sector the firm has advised on all legal, contractual and policy aspects, including:

  • Setting up of road & highway projects and documentation in respect thereof such as joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, foreign direct investment approvals
  • Project Financing
  • Engineering Procurement and Construction Contracts
  • Operation & Maintenance Contracts
  • Vetting of tenders
  • Concession Agreements (BOT/DBFOT/HAM & TOT)
  • Employment and independent contractor issues
  • Real Estate issues/ Way Side Amenities
  • Corporate and structuring issues
  • Strategic alliances and joint ventures
  • Financing issues
  • Dispute resolution
  • Regulatory issues including competition matters before competition commission

Last Updated on 25th January, 2019

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