TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS

  • Acted for a subsidiary of one of China’s largest manufacturers of electric locomotives, in reviewing and advising on supply and maintenance agreements pursuant to the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link project, from a South African Law perspective.
  • Advised a transport solution company specializing in integrated automated collection system management and intelligent transit and fleet management on a bespoke plant and design build, O&M contract for an integrated rapid transit project.
  • Advised and represented a state-owned airports management company in adjudication proceedings instituted by its professional consultant for delays and disruptions arising out of an NEC3 professional services contract.
  • Advised a leading state-owned rail, port and pipeline company providing rail refurbishment and maintenance services in various jurisdictions including Columbia, Angola and Gabon. Conducted due diligence investigations and reviewed various agreements for the cross-border sale and maintenance of rolling stock.
  • Advised and represented a leading construction and maintenance service provider in adjudication and arbitration proceedings arising out of various NEC3 Term Services Contracts with a state-owned rail, port and pipeline company.
  • Assisted a leading corporation in supply chain management solutions in the transport, rail and infrastructure sector with the legal and governance frameworks, the preparing and issuing of RFPs and evaluating bids received for the relocation of its office park.
  • Represented a concessionaire of a state-owned company responsible for the management, maintenance and development of South Africa’s national road network, in a High Court dispute arising out of a FIDIC agreement for the maintenance and upgrade of the N1 and N4 toll roads.
  • Advised a state-owned airports management company in standardising various construction contracts for future use on its construction and engineering projects. These included the FIDIC Red, Yellow, White and Green Books, as well as the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract, Term Services Contract, Supply Contract, Professional Services Contract the Adjudicators Contract; and the JBBC Principal Building Agreement and Minor Works Agreement.
  • Acted for a state-owned airports management company in defending a procurement dispute in the High Court against one of the successful bidders in a tender for “as and when required basis” services.