Mr Liam Cowell > DLA Piper > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper
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North West > Transport

The ‘knowledgeable and insightful’ transport team at DLA Piper focuses on transport development and advising on rail, motorway, bus, tram and metro infrastructure. The practice also handles construction claims within the sector, as well as asset finance, IT procurement, smart ticketing, outsourcing and PFI/PPP disputes. Liam Cowell heads the team and has significant experience of project finance transactions.

North West > Public sector > Local government

DLA Piper supports local government clients across a range of practice areas, handling corporate and commercial projects, planning, outsourcing, real estate, pensions and litigation. The team offers guidance on large-scale procurements, joint ventures and other commercial collaborations, as well as complex planning issues. Sarah Bell, who has extensive experience in commercial projects and joint ventures, jointly leads the group with UK managing partner Liam Cowell, who specialises in infrastructure and project financed transactions. Gemma Cowap focuses on local authority commercial trading projects and public sector outsourcings.

North West > Projects, energy and natural resources > Project finance and PFI

(Leading individuals)

Liam CowellDLA Piper

The team at DLA Piper has ‘delivered an excellent, knowledgeable and insightful service over many years’. Andrew Davies, acclaimed for his ‘calm, pragmatic and commercial’ style, heads the team which has a proven track record on national and international projects and continues to support public sector clients on complex regulated procurements. The ‘always availableLiam Cowell prides himself on his ability to successfully close infrastructure market deals, while at the junior end, the ‘excellentBen Morton and Lorna Pattison represents sponsors, funders and procuring authorities in relation to both energy and infrastructure projects.