What can Raith do for you?
Raith heads our national team of projects and construction lawyers and our aerospace and defence sector. He leads teams advising on the procurement of major project finance and outsourcing contracts. His successful projects include multi-billion equipment contracts for the Ministry of Defence and project finance transactions for infrastructure such as hospitals and student accommodation.
Supporting your ambitions
Raith has helped many clients navigate their way through complex procurement processes. His knowledge of the student accommodation market helped create innovative contract and funding solutions for over thirty thousand student bedrooms for many universities, bidders and lenders. He is an expert in developing robust but workable pricing and performance mechanisms for major outsourcing programmes such as the Ministry of Defence's contracts for the recruitment of the UK army's entire workforce and support contracts for the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carriers. Clients regularly comment that his negotiation skills have helped them achieve their goals in the shortest possible time.
What do others say?
Following a particularly complex deal for support for Tornado aircraft, the commercial officer at Ministry of Defence commented: "Raith's major quality was his ability to provide clear and accessible advice and guidance in plain English, adopting a commercial approach. He was extremely flexible and responsive."
What else should you know?
Raith enjoys cooking and playing strategic board games with his large family. He is also a keen club tennis and badminton player and, more recently, a "real tennis" devotee.