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David Moore

David Moore

Managing Partner

Contact
T +44 20 7367 3416
CMS (UAE) LLP
Level 15 Burj Daman
Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 506873
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
CMS (UAE) LLP
1616 Tamouh Tower
12 Marina Square
Reem Island
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Languages English

David is a partner in the Infrastructure & Projects Team.  David specialises in the development and operation of transport infrastructure and is a specialist in the rail sector. He advises both in the UK and internationally.

David has over 20 years’ experience advising on rail franchises (both bidding and during operations), rolling stock procurement (including maintenance arrangements), rail projects (both track and other infrastructure), PPPs, operational issues, rail regulation and industry arrangements. He also has a lot of experience developing and operating other transport infrastructure and acts for both private sector and public sector clients.

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"a 'judicious and intellectually astute transport projects lawyer' and 'brilliant'.

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Relevant experience

  • Various successful bidders for rail franchises, including bidding, mobilisation and rolling stock procurement.
  • HS1, the developer and operator of the high speed railway from London to the Channel Tunnel, on the development of the track and station access agreements, the charging arrangements and the operational arrangements.
  • The promoters of Heathrow Southern Railway, a scheme to develop southern rail access to Heathrow on a privately financed basis.
  • The awarding authority on the project to develop a second tolled tunnel next to an existing tunnel under the River Tyne in Newcastle.
  • A Japanese entity on the financing and development of a tolled bay crossing in Turkey using ECA backed project financing.
  • An infrastructure fund on its bid for a railway asset.
  • DP World on its arrangements with Etihad Rail to develop rail access into its port at Jebel Ali.
  • The Republic of Guinea on its PPP to develop 670km of railway and the associated operational arrangements.
  • The Sultanate of Oman in connection with the development of a national transport strategy for Oman, including the adoption of PPP structures to develop transport infrastructure.
  • Transport for London in connection with procuring the rolling stock for the East London Line Extension project.
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Education

  • 1990 – Law Society Finals, College of Law, Chester
  • 1989 – Common Professional Examination, College of Law, Chester
  • 1987 – MA, Cambridge University, Cambridge
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