Features

1 September 2014 - Squeaky Clean?

PPPs are often cited as a powerful tool in the fight against corruption, but the sector remains far from immune. Paul Jarvis investigates what is being done Read more...

1 September 2014 - The Rubbish Tightrope

Waste disposal is still one of the world’s biggest problems, and newer members of the EU are feeling the heat more than most, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 September 2014 - The Kids are Alright

The recent topping out ceremony for the Alder Hey Children’s Health Park marks a milestone for a project that looks to be a template for infrastructure investment and paediatric care. James Kenny takes a look round the new site Read more...

1 September 2014 - Country Watch – Netherlands

Despite the eurozone’s battles to emerge from the financial crisis, the Dutch PPP market is going from strength to strength. Dan Colombini reports on how the Netherlands could be the go-to destination for investors in the region Read more...

1 July 2014 - Partnerships Awards 2014 - The Results

Westminster Park Plaza was the place to be on 5 June, as 700 people gathered to celebrate the best in the world of PPP Read more...

1 July 2014 - One way street

In its latest Budget, Australia’s infrastructure future has been staked on the transport industry. However amid the fanfare the sector has a far from convincing track record, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 July 2014 - Great aspirations

Student accommodation has proven a popular investment over recent years. As the market evolves, the opportunity for some major change programmes is emerging, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 June 2014 - The Hopeful Continent

The growing power market has awoken investors to possibilities for PPPs in Africa. James Kenny investigates Read more...

1 June 2014 - Punching through

Giving local authorities more control has been the coalition’s mantra. But for joint ventures with the private sector, more top-down support would be welcome, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 June 2014 - Swift Justice

The new planning court is meant to end the pain of legal challenges to large infrastructure projects. But could this be at the cost of good decisions, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 May 2014 - Game Over

A whole host of questions will start to raise their heads as the first round of PFI contracts move towards the end of their terms. Paul Jarvis reports that now is the time to deal with them Read more...

1 May 2014 - Executive Action

The creation of a new Rail Executive aims to bring about changes to the beleaguered franchising process in the UK rail industry. But can it also help open up the sector for private investors, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 April 2014 - Flatlining

The reorganisation of the health estate last year has so far failed to spark significant investment in the NHS estate. Paul Jarvis asks what needs to happen next Read more...

1 April 2014 - Painfully Slow

As the Age of Austerity rumbles on, cuts in the public sector continue to hit authorities’ resources. James Kenny asks if improvements in public sector skills are failing, despite the need to drive through estate management partnerships Read more...

1 April 2014 - Over the Rainbow

Following a turbulent few years, the £2bn stimulus package introduced in July 2012 finally appears to be bearing fruit for the Irish market. James Kenny investigates Read more...

1 March 2014 - Hot Cakes

As the secondary market gathers momentum, Paul Jarvis asks whether investors know what they are getting into Read more...

1 March 2014 - A New Deal

A year on from launch, the Green Deal has fallen far below expectations. Can a government overhaul of the radical initiative recapture the public’s attention and gain momentum, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 March 2014 - Lesson Learned

The Philippines has suffered continuing problems with its bid processes that have caused concerns among investors. James Kenny asks whether recent changes will address the problems Read more...

1 February 2014 - All Systems Go

The GoCo concept gathered momentum in 2013. Paul Jarvis asks whether it can deliver on expectations Read more...

1 February 2014 - Playing Catch-Up

The pace of change in the infrastructure financing community has been furious over the past 12 months. But at a Partnerships Bulletin conference in December, industry experts questioned whether the government is keeping up, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

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Lacking inspiration

Party conference season has yet to shine any light on what a new government might do in infrastructure come next May

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 DLA Piper 3230 mill
2 Hogan Lovells 2700 mill
3 Allen & Overy 1407 mill
4 Pinsent Masons 1216 mill
5 Ashurst 944 mill