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Christopher McGee-Osborne

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Christopher has more than 30 years' experience at Dentons, working across the Energy, Transport and Infrastructure sector, and is co-chair of the Firm's global practice. He specialises in the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts for regulated utility companies and in project development, regulation and privatisation. Christopher has advised private and public sector clients on the development/procurement of approximately 40 projects in the energy, rail and defence industries, many of which have been project financed and which have an aggregate value of c. £85 billion. He sits on the CBI's International Trade & Investment Council.

Recent work includes: advising the UK government (DECC) on its carbon capture and storage commercialisation competition; advising a UK public utility on a project to corporatise and dispose of non-core energy assets; advising the Oman government on the development of a wholesale spot market for electricity generation; advising on regulations for inception of rooftop solar in Oman; advising Virgin and Stagecoach on the termination of the East Coast passenger rail franchise; and advising a UK government department on a c. £10 billion series of critical national infrastructure procurements.


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Christopher McGee-Osborne - Dentons

Within: Rail

With 'in-depth knowledge of the rail sector', Dentons is 'strong across franchising, rolling stock and regulatory work'. The UK team, which operates across its London, Glasgow and Edinburgh offices, has a broad practice covering passenger and freight work, infrastructure development and operational issues, light rail, franchising and concessions, access and regulation, rolling stock procurement and maintenance issues. Health and safety, environment, technology, finance work and disputes are also key focuses of the team. Matthew Hanslip Ward continues to lead advice for MTR on its joint venture bid for the West Coast Partnership with Guangshen Railway Corporation (part of China High Speed Rail) and Renfe, the Spanish high-speed operator. Esteemed practitioner Christopher McGee-Osborne has a 'wealth of experience in the rail sector', while counsel Martin Watt provides 'outstanding analysis and commercially oriented creative thinking' and senior associate Jonathan Smith has 'excellent industry knowledge'. David Moore joined CMS in 2018.

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