Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons warns of corporate criminal risk as nine firms face investigation

Nine businesses are being probed by HMRC for potential breaches of the new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion, with 21 other potential cases under criminal review.

Published 12 February 2020

Pinsent Masons advises John Wood Group PLC on business sale

Pinsent Masons has advised Aberdeen-based John Wood Group PLC on the sale of its industrial services business to KAEFER, a technical services provider, for $104 million (£80m) and a further payment of up to around $14m (10.8m) pending achievement of agreed financial goals.

Published 6 February 2020

Beeks Financial Cloud CEO Gordon McArthur floats advice to Scottish IPO potentials

Scottish companies considering a listing will hear from a panel of experts on how it can work best for their business at an IPO dinner hosted by Pinsent Masons and EY.

Published 27 January 2020

Andrew Sackey: Corporate fraud crackdown is gathering pace

Andrew Sackey, partner and head of tax fraud investigation at Pinsent Masons, discusses the accelerating speed of the crackdown on corporate fraud.

Published 10 January 2020

Pinsent Masons: Hostile bids made up 16% of all takeover bids for UK companies last year

Hostile bids made up 16% of all takeover bids for UK listed businesses last year, research from Pinsent Masons, the international law firm, has revealed.

Published 16 December 2019

Addleshaw Goddard appoints real estate investment expert Neil Hogg

Addleshaw Goddard has appointed real estate investment lawyer Neil Hogg as partner to its real estate team in Glasgow.

Published 9 December 2019

Pinsent Masons advises Tesco on major investment in Scottish renewables projects

Pinsent Masons has advised Tesco as it entered into long term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with developers, EDF Renewables, ScottishPower Renewables and BayWa.

Published 30 October 2019

Pinsent Masons appoints first feamle chief to lead Scottish operations

A leading property lawyer has been appointed head of Pinsent Masons’ Scottish and Northern Irish operations.

Published 30 September 2019

Partner profits down at Pinsent Masons as global turnover rises

International law firm Pinsent Masons has seen a seven per cent rise in global turnover and a slump in profit per equity partner (PEP).

Published 12 July 2019

Chinese investment could boost fund major Scottish construction projects

Moves by Chancellor George Osborne to encourage Chinese involvement in the HS2 high speed rail project could pave the way for foreign investment into key Scottish infrastructure projects, according to an infrastructure and projects lawyer.

Published 28 September 2015