Pinsent Masons LLP is a full service law firm with around 280 partners, a total legal team of 1,100 and more than a 1,800 person staff in the UK and internationally. The firm's Water Group has extensive experience on a world-wide basis of water, wastewater, desalination, and industrial water resuse projects, many of them procured on a BOT basis or on a Public/Private Partnership basis. Thr firm also engages in water resources management, environmental, and corporate issues encountered by water utilities and other entities involved in the water industry.
The Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook is in its twelth year. A link is available at Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook 2010-2011. The yearbook is divided into four parts - - Part 1 takes a look at trends noted in water and wastewater services worldwide over the past 12 months, and considers how these are set to evolve. Part 2 covers countries of interest in Asia and the Americas to those involved in providing water and wastewater services. Part 3 covers companies providing these services that are wholly or partly in the private sector; firstly the major international players and then companies based in Asia and the Americas. Part 4 is the glossary of terms and abbreviations.