Raymond Beven is the Principal of Beven Legal. He is a former London partner of an international law firm, where he headed the transport infrastructure practice. He specialises in corporate, commercial and finance law for the infrastructure, construction, technology and services sectors. He assists clients on project/transaction legal advice, negotiation and documentation; financing and equity funding; commercial transactions; PPPs and outsourcing; bids and tenders; legal risk assessment; legal project management; and business issues generally.

Projects/transactions include:

Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) DBFOM concession

Channel Tunnel Rail Link


Docklands Light Railway infrastructure concessions

Privatisation of Tanzania Railways

Acquisition of Manston Airport

Bids for Gatwick, Birmingham, and Leeds Bradford Airports

QAIA ground handling tenders

17 English rail franchising bids, extensions and amendments

Restructure of Newquay Airport

Rail Regulator advice

DLR rolling stock procurement

Mecca Metro Project

Bosphorus Rail Crossing bid

N3 & N4 Road Projects (Sth Af)

London Underground PPP


Raymond Beven has advised corporations, financial institutions and governments on infrastructure project bidding, financing and development. In the private sector, Raymond Beven works closely with contractors, operators, equity investors and financiers to help them win and deliver major infrastructure projects. In the public sector, he assists governments and their agencies and sovereign funds to successfully deliver or invest in complex infrastructure.

Raymond Beven is also an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who has, across his career, been involved in a wide range of M&A, corporate finance, competition and commercial contracts work in sectors as diverse as airports, rail, road, manufacturing, information technology, chemicals, retail, agriculture, financial services and insurance.

Further details of client and transaction experience (and of the Beven Legal network) are available on request.