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Infrastructure at a glance

The global infrastructure market is vast. Between 2010 and 2020 expenditure on new civil and social infrastructure is predicted to be £20 trillion. Supporting clients, many of which are working globally requires innovative thinking and a creative mindset to deliver the legal solutions which meet the full range of day to day needs of infrastructure businesses and the specialist advice required to support...

More about Infrastructure sector

Social Infrastructure

As governments are seeking to achieve value for money and efficiencies in their delivery of social infrastructure they are increasingly seeking collaborations between public sector bodies and the private sector to design, build, finance and operate social infrastructure. Projects are becoming less about developing buildings and more about delivering services and utilising assets.


The development of an efficient transport system and the other infrastructure it supports is high on the agenda of governments worldwide. Participants in transport projects need lawyers who understand the unique issues affecting different transport concessions such as airports, roads and road maintenance, tunnels, rail and ports.

Sport and Leisure

Pinsent Masons has advised on a wide range of sports and leisure, hotels and joined up service centre projects from local libraries and football clubs to sporting facilities for high profile competitions delivered on the world stage. Our industry knowledge underpins our reputation as one of the leading providers of legal services to the sports and leisure sector, from procurement to completion through...


We have advised on over 70 schools projects in the UK and Ireland across a range of procurement models including design & build, PFI and BSF. We act for authorities, sponsors, funders and contractors.

Water & wastewater

Whether you're involved in desalination, wastewater or other water treatment project, you will need lawyers who understand the institutional reform, environmental and regulatory environment in which your project operates.


Management of household, commercial and industrial waste is a key concern for government at local and central levels. There are numerous political, environmental and legislative pressures regarding the safe and effective disposal of waste be it through landfill, waste to energy, mechanical biological treatment or other methods.


The energy and natural resources sector of the 21st century presents unique challenges and opportunities. Few other industry sectors have as significant a global impact. From inventing new ways of harnessing energy to finding cleaner ways of using existing energy sources. Energy companies across the world are embracing change and challenging the way they do business against a backdrop of geopolitical...