Major Projects & Infrastructure

MacRoberts has been at the forefront of PFI and Project Finance since its inception and we are established as one of the leading firms in this field – we are currently ranked as a Top Tier firm in Projects by Legal 500. Our lawyers are drawn from all specialist areas of law required for the successful delivery of, and ongoing advice on, complex and major projects.

Our Services
  • Project finance
  • Construction and engineering
  • Procurement
  • Planning and environment
  • Tax
  • Property
  • Competition and state aid
  • Employment and pensions

We are increasingly involved in ongoing operational issues, such as variations, benchmarking, refinancing, equity transfers, sub-contract issues, consents, disputes and other matters as the individual projects turn into businesses.

We are involved in ongoing operational issues on a whole range of non PFI projects including infrastructure, transport, energy, outsourcing and construction and engineering projects.

We combine cutting-edge market knowledge with a solutions-based, friendly approach which allows us to assist our clients to fulfil, and exceed, expectations.

Our Experience

We have been involved in most of Scotland’s key infrastructure and PFI/PPP/NPD projects, acting in over 50 PPP projects with a total value of over £4 billion. These have included several groundbreaking, innovative and award-winning projects, such as:

  • Clyde Valley Residual Waste
  • Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route
  • M78, M73 and M74
  • Edinburgh and Midlothian Residual Waste
  • Orkney hospital project
  • numerous waste and biomass projects
  • Scottish National Blood Transfusion Services
  • Ayrshire and Arran Mental Health
  • Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh
Clients
  • Hospitals
  • Health boards
  • Education boards
  • Construction companies
  • Local authorities
  • Transport organisations
  • Global financial firms

 

 

  • "A very experienced, professional and knowledgeable team."

    Legal 500
  • "Rod Munro is very focused on delivery and proactive in ensuring that all parties are kept up to date at all times and drive towards completion."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • 'Duncan Osler is one of Scotland's leading public procurement experts. Clients say "he's not there for showboating, he's there to get the deal done".'

    Legal 500
  • "MacRoberts has a well-informed, responsive and utterly dependable team."

    Legal 500

Major Projects & Infrastructure

Whether it be health, education, water, roads, rail, carbon capture & storage, hydro, waste or wind, our Top Tier-ranked team has the experience and practical know-how to deal with any issues that you may encounter.

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