Philip is the head of the Real Estate department in the Middle East, having practiced in the region since 2006. He and his team regularly advise on the region's largest and most complex real estate, development, hospitality, education and infrastructure projects. He regularly advises governments, master/sub developers, leading hotel owners/operators, education owners/operators, international/local investors, global contractors and corporations.
Philip Corfield-Smith is praised for his 'strong sector knowledge and proactive attitude' to work concerning a range of real estate assets.
We were very impressed with Philip Corfield-Smith. We were impressed with his capacity to work, his stamina in negotiations, his knowledge of the market and also his business acumen.
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Pinsent Masons targets transport and mobility market with the appointment of Finance and Projects partner Miguel Nieto in Madrid
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Joanne is an international VAT adviser with over 10 years' experience advising clients and corporate groups of all sizes across a range of industry sectors on VAT compliance, structuring and technical matters.
Tim leads our Finance and Projects practice in the Middle East.
Gurmeet has 20 years’ experience in legal practice and has practiced law in the Middle East region since 2007. She has advised public and private clients on infrastructure and energy projects with a particular focus on renewable energy, water and power projects. Gurmeet joined the board of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) in 2017.