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Pinsent Masons LLP

3 HARDMAN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 3AU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 234 8234
Fax:
Fax 0161 234 8235
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14490 MANCHESTER 2
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www.pinsentmasons.com

Mark Job

Tel:
Work 0161 234 8397
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Pinsent Masons LLP

Position

Mark is a partner and the National Head of the Transactional Team advising on major projects utilising the full range of procurement methods from traditional, design and build and management contracts to ‘cutting edge’ frameworks and partnering contracts including numerous PFI/PPP projects in the defence, police, education, waste, health and other sectors. Mark’s wide experience spans residential, retail and commercial development, regeneration and reclamation/remediation schemes, sports and leisure schemes and other major infrastructure projects in the UK, as well as international (BOT) projects, including many high profile and award winning schemes.

Education

University of Nottingham.


North West: Projects, energy and natural resources

Energy

Within: Energy

Pinsent Masons LLP has ‘outstanding knowledge of the industry’ and ‘an excellent track record in delivering high-value projects’. The team advises on a range of UK and international energy projects for infrastructure, energy, support services, government, real estate, manufacturing and banking-sector clients. The team also has expertise in procurement structures; including incentivisation models, LABVs, contractor finance projects, and energy-from-waste projects. Highlights included advising Watt Power on the procurement of two newbuild gas plants, and acting as part of the national team for York Potash Limited (YPL) on the design and construction of a £1.7bn potash mine in North Yorkshire. It is also noted as a ‘leading firm in supporting nuclear projects’ is advising Sellafield in on more than £10bn in projects at its nuclear decommissioning site in Cumbria. Viridor Laing, Zeus Renewables, Pöyry Schweiz, Watt Power, Balfour Beatty, and Laing O'Rourke are also clients. Key figures include ‘first-rate construction specialistGraham Alty, who heads the projects team, and Mark Job, who is the UK head of construction and engineering. Also recommended are Anthony Bradley, who advises on large-scale construction and civil engineering contracts, with a particular focus on legal risk management and dispute resolution; and legal director Ian Fairclough, who is experienced in energy, construction and infrastructure projects.

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Project finance and PFI

Within: Project finance and PFI

The ‘commercially aware’ team at Pinsent Masons LLP handles a range of UK and international projects spanning the infrastructure, energy and transport sectors for blue-chip companies and public-sector bodies. The team is advising the Ministry of Justice on the £1.3bn Prison Estate Transformation Programme, and is assisting Bouygues with several contracts in relation to a £1.35bn financed scheme, which includes a contract with the Battersea Power Station project company. It is also advising London Borough of Wandsworth on a joint venture to deliver an innovative and landmark regeneration scheme in Clapham Junction, London. Other clients include Sellafield and the Homes and Communities Agency. Graham Alty heads the projects team; he is ably assisted by Scot Morrison, who has ‘excellent client skills’ and leads the structured solutions team, and Mark Job, who leads the construction and engineering team. Legal director Ian Fairclough recently joined from Ashurst.

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North West: Real estate

Construction

Within: Leading individuals

Mark Job - Pinsent Masons LLP

Within: Construction

Pinsent Masons LLP fields a ‘pre-eminent’ that ‘stands out for its dedication and commitment to the industry’ and attracts praise for its ‘breadth and depth of experience’. The team, which has ‘an excellent track record in delivering high-value projects’, handles a range of complex UK and international projects for clients including blue-chip companies and public sector bodies. Its project expertise spans the energy, transport, hotel and leisure, social infrastructure, defence, commercial development and waste management sectors. The team is advising the Cayman Islands government on the structuring of new procurement models for its infrastructure investments, including the design and construction of a $50m access road and infrastructure works in Grand Cayman and a $200m PPP project for a new ferry berthing facility at George Town Port. It is also acting for Connect Plus (M25) in a dispute with Highways England Company. Other clients include Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Electricite de France and Capita Property and Infrastructure. ‘Construction specialistGraham Alty leads the transactional construction and projects team, while Michael Hopkins heads the disputes practice. Anthony Bradley combines ‘exceptional legal skills with sound judgment and an acute sense of the client’s commercial interests’; he handles large-scale construction and civil engineering contracts, with a particular focus on legal risk management and dispute resolution. Mark Job heads the engineering team and is recommended alongside legal directors Sian Hughes, who is ‘responsive and reliable’, Katherine Sneddon, who is ‘very experienced and committed to meeting her client’s needs’, and Ian Fairclough, who joined in 2016 from Ashurst.

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