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Pinsent Masons LLP

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Scot Morrison

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Pinsent Masons LLP

Position

Scot is a partner who advises in relation to both strategic and delivery public/public and public/private partnerships across a number of areas, including the creation/regeneration of property assets and shared services. Scot also advises on commercial contracts across numerous industries and sectors, ranging from strategic, high value and long term arrangements, joint ventures and consortia through to day-to-day trading agreements and standard terms and conditions.

Education

University of Newcastle upon Tyne (LLB Hons); Chester College of Law (Law Society Finals).


London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Pinsent Masons LLP’s group attracts praise for its ‘exceptional industry knowledge, high level of professionalism and depth of support provided by the entire team’. In a recent highlight, practice head and regeneration expert Anne Bowden, who splits her time between London and Leeds, led advice to the London Borough of Southwark on the creation of a new town centre in Canada Water, London Docklands, a joint venture with British Land, and also assisted the London Borough of Lambeth with the delivery of and investment into mixed tenure developments. Adrian Eakin leads the firm’s infrastructure, projects and concessions practice and the ‘knowledgeable and commercialDavid Meecham is recommended for housing matters. Manchester-based Scot Morrison regularly handles PPP projects; his recent highlights include assisting the London Borough of Haringey with the establishment of the Haringey Development Vehicle and acting for the London Borough of Wandsworth on the establishment of a joint venture vehicle to deliver a regeneration scheme in the Winstanley and York Road estates.

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North West: Projects, energy and natural resources

Project finance and PFI

Within: Leading individuals

Scot Morrison - Pinsent Masons LLP

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: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Scot Morrison at Pinsent Masons LLP is well regarded for his experience in structuring public sector joint venture vehicles and partnership structures involving local authorities and other government bodies. The team is currently advising the Homes and Communities Agency on a number of sites throughout England and Wales for the purposes of affordable housing. In another high-value matter it is advising London Borough of Wandsworth on the creation of a joint venture to deliver a landmark regeneration scheme in the Winstanley and York Road Estates, which will deliver new housing, community, leisure and commercial uses on a key London transport hub within a designated housing zone.

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West Midlands: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Didar Dhillon leads Pinsent Masons LLP’s local government practice in Birmingham, which consists of a further two partners and three senior associates. Dhillon and senior associate Gemma Glasspole are acting for ten local authorities in South Wales on the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal, a £1.28bn programme which will involve a significant contribution to South East Wales metro scheme. Kultar Khangura’s advice to Coventry City Council regarding the selection of a development partner for a major multi-use development scheme. Property partner David Meecham is representing a London borough on the South Kilburn rejuvenation project, and handled a high-value strategic transaction conducted through the use of an innovative procurement approach for a borough council. Leisure and waste specialist Oliver Mangiapane acted alongside the Manchester-based Scot Morrison in a real estate development. Clients also recommend senior associate Rebecca Pendlebury.

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