18 May 2012 | 05:43 pm | 1 min. read
International law firm Pinsent Masons was awarded Middle East Property and Construction Team of the Year 2012 at the Legal Week Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards Ceremony 2012 in Dubai last night. The team beat off stiff competition from a large number of international and regional firms.
The award is the culmination of another excellent year for the firm's construction practice in the Middle East. Over the last 12 months it has witnessed strong revenues and has boosted the team with four new partner hires.
Over the last few years the firm's office in the UAE has advised on many of the leading construction and infrastructure projects in the MENA region. This includes airports, highways, monorail and metro systems, oil and gas facilities and some of the most iconic commercial and residential developments in the Middle East.
Sachin Kerur, Head of Pinsent Masons' office in the UAE commented: "We are very proud of our construction team here, the largest of any firm in the Middle East. We are delighted to have received this prestigious award which is the synthesis of the effort the team has put in throughout the year.
During the last year Pinsent Masons has won awards for the leading construction law firm in every region where the firm has operations.
Based on size, specialisms and project success it is also recognised as the world’s largest construction and infrastructure law firm.
With over 200 lawyers specialising in the construction sector, operating from offices in three continents the firm acts as a trusted adviser to all parts of the supply chain on projects across the globe. Clients include over 50 per cent of the top 50 contractors in the world as well as governments, public bodies, local authorities and developers.
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