Pinsents lures Ashurst transport chief

Pinsent Masons has poached Ashurst head of transport Raymond Beven, who joins the firm as a partner in London.

Beven, who was a partner at Ashurst, will lead Pinsents’ transport team within the projects and ­international construction group.

He works on projects across a broad range of areas, including airports, rail and ports, and has clients in the Middle East, Caspian region and Europe.

­Pinsents managing partner David Ryan said: “We think he’ll be a great asset to the team.”