Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons is the largest law firm providing tailored solutions to the infrastructure sector. We use our expertise to support the aspirations of our global clients. Infrastructure is one of the core sectors around which we have based our business and we have a large specialist team of lawyers who make it their job to know the industry. We advise businesses that are involved in procuring and delivering various combinations of design, finance, construction and maintenance of complex and critical assets.   

At any time we have around 60 international arbitrations under way. We are instructed by companies, governments and state agencies. Often large, complex and high value, the arbitrations involve joint ventures and consortia, software and technology projects, energy supply, licensing, commodities, manufacturing and international sales and distribution. We also deal with disputes related to bilateral investment treaties. Multiple claims, technical engineering issues, supply chain complications – it's all in a day's work for us. Our team of advocates, arbitrators and mediators consistently wins awards. We have been Global Construction Law Firm of the Year for the past 13 years, and Global Arbitration Review ranks us in the top 100 arbitration practices. As market leaders we are used to developing innovative solutions to enhance project deliverability. Our team consists of 350 infrastructure specialist lawyers who are able to deliver legal and strategic advice on major infrastructure projects. Specialists in infrastructure for over 50 years and over 30 years of experience in Asia and the Middle East. Our Pan-African experience spans more than 40 countries over 30 years.  25 offices across the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa.    

Awards: Legal Innovator of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2017);   Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe 2016); Infrastructure Projects Team of the Year (The Lawyer Awards 2016);   Property and Construction Team of the Year (Qatar Business Law Forum and Awards 2017); Construction Law Firm of the Year (ALB Hong Kong 2018 – awarded for the ninth time in 10 years); Construction Law Firm of the Year (ALB Southeast Asia Law Awards 2018 – awarded for the fifth consecutive year); Energy and Infrastructure Team of the Year (The British Legal Awards 2018);   Energy and Infrastructure Team of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2018 and 2019); Global Construction Law Firm of the Year (Who's Who Legal Awards 2018 – awarded for the twelfth consecutive year); and Law Firm of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2019).

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