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Tammy Samuel

T: +44 20 7809 2227 M: +44 7766 991 053 Email Tammy | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Band 1 for rail

Band 1 for rail

Rail finance law firm of the year 2016

Rail finance law firm of the year 2016

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Tammy Samuel Partner

Contact details

Tammy Samuel

Tammy Samuel
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2227 M: +44 7766 991 053 Email Tammy | Vcard Office: London

A leading commercial and regulatory rail expert advising on all aspects of the heavy and light rail markets both in the UK and internationally.
  • Profile
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Tammy works closely alongside her clients as part of the team, rolling up her sleeves to work with rolling stock manufacturers and maintainers, train operators and the public sector.

Her experience includes providing comprehensive and strategic advice on railway franchises and concessions (including in bidding and operational phases), rolling stock procurement (including manufacturing and maintenance arrangements), infrastructure development (including station and depot construction) and on regulatory matters (including the development of new regulatory frameworks).

Tammy's projects have included advising bidders in all rounds of franchising and concessioning in the UK and concessions overseas. She advises on the most high profile rolling stock procurements.

The rail team at Stephenson Harwood is at the forefront of the industry, writing numerous articles, presenting seminars and hosting industry dinners (including a series of dinners with High Speed 2). 

"She is very quick to understand the issues and has a comprehensive knowledge of the law and its application to our field"
Chambers UK 2015

  • Rail

Franchising and concessions

Leading lawyer advising bidders in all rounds of franchising and concessioning. This includes bids for East Coast, West Coast, Northern, Great Western, Southern, Scotrail, CrossCountry, East Anglia Docklands Light Railway and London Overground. Also advising on a number of direct award contracts, as well as changes of control of rail franchises.

Rolling stock procurement

High profile rolling stock procurement is a key strength. Acting for manufacturers or financiers including on Caledonian Sleepers, Javelins, Thameslink, IEP, South West Trains, TSGN, Moorgate, West Coast, Great Western, West Midlands, NTFL, JNAT and Northern Rail as well as PRASA in South Africa.

Regulation

Working alongside clients in their strategic rail regulation issues. Advising on all elements of rail regulation including the design and implementation of regulatory and charging frameworks (in the UK and internationally).

Light rail

Advising on a number of light rail matters in the UK and overseas including successful tram procurement bids for Blackpool and Birmingham trams and a bid for Moscow trams.

Infrastructure development

Leading teams advising on the development and financing of rail infrastructure, including stations, depots, network and the rail facilities.

Operational advice

Part of the internal team helping operators and manufacturers in the operational phase of their contracts, including on contract interpretation, disputes, supply chain arrangements and property transactions for clients such as CAF, Northern Rail, Greater Anglia and Trenitalia C2C.

Competition

UK and EU competition issues are at the top of the agenda in the rail industry. We advise on rail aspects of all competition filings in the UK and EU.

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Awards

Band 1 for rail

Band 1 for rail

Rail finance law firm of the year 2016

Rail finance law firm of the year 2016

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Latest news & insights

20 Jul 2017

From Insights

Great Britain passenger rail: the current expected timetable

We provide a helpful one-page summary diagram of the current expected timetable for Great Britain's passenger rail franchises and concessions.

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29 Jun 2017

From Insights

Rob Brighouse dinner – East West Railway: 10 Key points

Rob Brighouse dinner – East West Railway: 10 Key points

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15 Jun 2017

From News

Stephenson Harwood wins place on Department for Transport's rail panel

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP's rail team has been successful in its bid to become legal advisors to the Department for Transport (DfT) on rail matters. The appointm..

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24 Mar 2017

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Future railway

Top table dinner: Future railway with David Waboso – Wednesday 15 March 2017

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17 Mar 2017

From Insights

A better understanding of life on the frontline

Tammy Samuel leaves the office to be taken on a guided tour of CAF’s factory in northern Spain. Here, she and Martin Watt, Managing Associate at Dentons, talk about wh..

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20 Feb 2017

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High speed rail – delivery of professional services to the high speed rail industry

The overall topic for the dinner was how professional services providers can play their part in delivering the ambitions of HS2 in the creation and delivery of skills ..

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13 Feb 2017

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On track towards an integrated railway?

Following Chris Grayling’s recent announcement to unite track and train operations, Tammy Samuel and Zoe Harris explore how the government might approach integration –..

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24 Jan 2017

From News

Stephenson Harwood named 'Rail Law Firm of the Year'

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has been named 'Rail Law Firm of the Year' by Global Transport Finance magazine, for the fourth consecutive year.

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12 Jan 2017

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Stephenson Harwood advises Trenitalia on £70 million UK rail deal

Deal signifies Italian operator's entry into UK market

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04 Nov 2016

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Stephenson Harwood advises on East Anglia rail deal

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has assisted rail operator Abellio in mobilising its operations for the new East Anglia franchise, which started on 16 October 2016.

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05 Jul 2016

From Insights

Brexit and the UK railways industry: So long and thanks for all the TSIs…

23 June 2016: a day which will go down in history as the day Europe and the UK changed forever. Since the "First Railway Package" of legislation was introduced in the ..

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29 Jun 2016

From Insights

Future Shape and Financing of Network Rail; What Next for Network Rail?

This article summarises the main themes from Stephenson Harwood's two breakfast events.

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27 Apr 2016

From Insights

Passenger rights: all change?

In Rail Professional and Railway Strategies, Tammy Samuel and Zoe Harris explore what the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 could mean for TOC's and their passengers.

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28 Jan 2016

From News

Stephenson Harwood, Osborne Clarke and Clyde & Co advise on €600m new-build rolling stock deal

Stephenson Harwood advised CAF on €600 million procurement of two substantial new fleets of CAF-built Civity UK rolling stock units that will serve the Northern passen..

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03 Apr 2015

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Media coverage: Rail Professional - Get on board with the risks of ERTMS

Tammy Samuel and Darren Fodey write for Rail Professional on the legal issues around ETCS should things go wrong.

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03 Apr 2015

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Media coverage: Passenger Transport Magazine - End of the line for the private sector?

Labour has a radical vision for Britain's railways, but what are the implications, ask Tammy Samuel and Farah Al-Hassani.

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