Pinsent Masons ramps ups Planning, Parliamentary, Energy & Infrastructure Team

16 Mar 2015 | 11:21 am |

International law firm Pinsent Masons has continued expanding its no.1 UK planning, parliamentary, energy & infrastructure team, announcing eight new hires.

The raft of new hires is led by Legal Director Raj Gupta, a leading compulsory purchase and planning expert, who is joining from Eversheds in London where he specialises in complex compulsory purchase procedures and compensation claims, s.106 planning agreements and Parliamentary Bills.

A further seven senior associates, associates and solicitors are joining the team from a range of firms. These comprise four new lawyer hires in Birmingham, two new lawyers in London and one further lawyer in Edinburgh.

Iain Gilbey, partner and head of the parliamentary, energy & infrastructure team at Pinsent Masons, said:

"We are delighted to be investing further in our team given the major projects we are advising on. Our number 1 team now comprises over 90 lawyers in the UK and is expanding globally. We are continuing to invest to ensure we deliver an unrivalled first class service to our clients. Major planning, parliamentary, energy and infrastructure projects are key areas for Pinsent Masons."

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