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Mark Lane


Mark is a Partner in the international law firm, Pinsent Masons, and has been working in the field of the law relating to infrastructure projects for over 25 years.  Mark has considerable experience in water related infrastructure projects both in the UK and overseas, many of them procured on a BOT or concession basis.

Mark is head of Pinsent Masons' Water Sector Group.  The Group undertakes all forms of water related legal work including drinking water, wastewater, desalination and industrial water re-use projects. 

Mark sits on the Executive Committee of the European Construction Institute.  He also sits on the UK Government’s Water Sector Advisory Group and is the only lawyer in private practice that is a member of the group.  He is a former Chair of the Water Committee of the International Bar Association.  He is rated as a “leader” in his field (Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession, 2006 edition) and "remains at the forefront" of the legal water market (Legal 500, 2005 edition) and is described as a "leading individual" for Water in the Legal 500 2006 edition.  Mark is the Editor- in-Chief of Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook, an annual publication now in its eighth edition covering water related economic and project data, this year spanning 36 different countries and 99 leading water companies in North and South America and the Far East.  He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators.

Mark is a frequent speaker and chairman at international and domestic  water conferences. 


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