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Sonia Braybrook

Head of Commercial Law

Direct Dial:

01476 561 057





Autumn Park Business Centre, Dysart Road, GRANTHAM


Contract law


Procurement and competition


Transport and logistics


Grant agreements and State Aid



Sonia is a commercial lawyer with experience in a wide range of high quality work in both private and public sectors, in-house and private practice in London.


She spent many years in Westminster as an in-house lawyer for the Department of Transpoort and has a good working knowledge of the role of politics and proper governance in an atmosphere of change.


Areas of expertise


•Complex high value work with particular expertise in bespoke contract drafting.


•Procurement and competition.


•IT contracts and system infrastructure.


•Transport and logistics; specifically terms and conditions of carriage, licences and regulation.


•Grant agreements and state aid.


•Supply of services to public authorities.


Professional information

Solicitor - admitted 1985

BA (Hons) Law, College of Law - Professional Examination




Notable cases


London Olympics: (1) the movement and reconstruction of rail sidings, (2) novel agreements  for extra train services


•Oyster PAYG and Contactless Pay Agreements concerning rail fares in London


• funding agreement for the pilot of an innovative tramtrain in Sheffield Advising on the terms and conditions in multi-million pound rail franchises


•IT procurement involving competitive dialogue


•sole lawyer for the Smartcard ticketing programme for rail in the South East.



Sonia Braybrook