Infrastructure Projects & Concessions Lawyer
INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS & CONCESSIONS LAWYER – GLASGOW
About the Firm
Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,400 employees operating out of 26 locations across Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our global reach ensures that we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines.
The firm has significant multinational credentials in the financial services, energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. Services provided across these sectors include asset management and investment funds, corporate and M&A, commercial, competition, litigation and arbitration, banking, restructuring, insurance, regulatory, construction, projects, pensions, property, planning and environmental, procurement, outsourcing, employment, share plans and incentives, technology and tax advice.
We champion change and promote progress to make business work better for people. Pinsent Masons has embedded a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives to create an environment in which it’s people can flourish. We operate an agile working scheme, which offers our employees flexibility in terms of where, and how, they work.
We stand out for our innovative approach to service delivery. For example, the firm has developed a number of in-house legal technology and project management solutions, operates a hub of freelance lawyers, called Vario, and a global Diversity and Inclusion consultancy, Brook Graham. Put simply, we offer a range of professional disciplines to our clients, enabled by our people, process and technology.
Pinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, won the "Law Firm of the Year Award 2019 – Legal Business" for the second time and is recognised among the most innovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times. Pinsent Masons was also named Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer, and is ranked No 1 on the UK Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2019 and named Stonewall’s Top Global Employers 2019.
We are currently looking to recruit a 1-3 years' PQE lawyer to join the Infrastructure Projects and Concessions team, based in our Glasgow office.
The role sits within the Infrastructure Projects & Concessions team, which in Scotland operates as a single team across our Glasgow and Edinburgh offices. The team sits within the firm's Projects Group. The team carries out concessions and major projects work. The team advises on contracts to establish economic and social infrastructure based concessions and major PPP projects in the UK and internationally (particularly but not only those seeking project finance), working for public authorities and private sector sponsors and their funders and subcontractors. We also provide support to the full range of stakeholders on operational projects and advise on secondary market transactions in the infrastructure sector.
We work across a wide range of industries including by way of example renewable energy, healthcare, schools, roads, sports stadia, ports, airports and energy from waste. Our team is over fifty strong in the UK, with nine lawyers in the Scottish based team forming part of and working closely with our wider projects team.
The successful candidate will:
have gained a good range of experience of infrastructure project related work during their career to date – experience in general construction and project finance will be considered relevant where there is a genuine interest in the infrastructure sector
be a team player, able to forge strong working relationships with colleagues in an agile environment;
be technically strong and exercise good commercial judgment; and
have the interpersonal skills necessary for this client-facing role.
The role is wide-ranging, will focus on and include:
developing on-going relationships with an existing client base as well as pitching for new opportunities;
developing close working relationships as part of an international team;
the opportunity to be involved in work on an international level;
taking an active role in our campaigns, the developments of our products and pitching for new work.
What will we offer you?
We are a market leading, dynamic and growing global team who work together to produce outstanding results for our clients.
- We invest in our team and have a first class training and career development programme. Our training reflects our position as a market leader in communications and sourcing. Our training will assist you to develop as a specialist with valuable sector knowledge and the ability to deliver "best in class" services.
- Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships.
Should you require further details, please contact our in house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Karen Rawlings who can discuss the role and requirements.
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