Pinsent appoints infrastructure chief

Ian Laing

Pinsent Masons appointed capital projects specialist Ian Laing to lead its global infrastructure team.

Laing has delivered on significant economic infrastructure investments for the firm including projects such as the Mombasa-Nairobi SGR, the Colombo Port City project in Sri Lanka and the East Coast Rail Line in Malaysia – one of the biggest Belt and Road projects to date.

He joined Pinsent Masons in 1998, and is the firm’s first global sector head based in Singapore. He has previously lived and worked in the UK and Hong Kong.

Pinsent Masons acts for a range of infrastructure providers including more than half the world’s top 50 contractors, as well as funders and investors, and work originating in the sector accounts for 20% of the firm’s global revenues.