Tom Johnson is global head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s rail group and is a banking lawyer basedin London. He specialises in rail-financing transactions and has extensive experience advisingon a wide variety of rail-related matters, both in the United Kingdom and internationally.Mr Johnson is ‘a lawyer of excellent ability’ and a ‘key man who does a wide spread ofUK and international work’, according to legal directory Chambers Global 2019. ChambersUK 2019 describes Tom as ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and ‘very thorough and someone whofocuses on the details and the technical aspects’, and ‘one of the most respected practitionersin the field of rail finance’.
His clients include government bodies and regulators, manufacturers, ROSCOs,financiers, operators and owning groups. Mr Johnson has advised on all aspects of the railindustry, with particular experience in rolling stock procurement, leasing, maintenance,modifications, franchise bids and handovers, track access and rolling stock financing.