Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has announced a restructuring of its Dispute Resolution Practice, driven by impressive recent growth in its key specialist areas. Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Manages large-scale and complex litigation and arbitration projects; co-ordinates multi-jurisdictional litigation teams; handles negotiations and amicable settlements […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), today announced Julia Romanova has joined the team as Head of Group, International Arbitration, White Collar Criminal Defence, to strengthen further the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice. Before joining Goltsblat BLP, Julia was Head of the Litigation/Arbitration Practice of the Moscow Office […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has successfully advised Frazer-Nash Research Limited (Frazer-Nash) and Ecotive Limited (Ecotive) on the London Taxi Company’s (LTC) claim for a breach of trade mark and passing off, a fraud claim alleging a deliberate misrepresentation. LTC’s claim against Frazer-Nash and Ecotive alleged that they deliberately created a cab which […]

A multidisciplinary team from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised on the sale of Retirement Villages Group, the UK’s largest retirement village operator with 14 active communities and a pipeline of developments. The buyers were AxA, the French institutional investment group (which will operate the village developments) and the UK’s largest care home operator, HC-One […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Bryan Cave LLP confirmed today that they are in discussions regarding a combination to form a global and fully integrated law firm with 32 offices in 12 countries and a platform of 1500 lawyers. Clients would have access to legal advice and solutions across the US, Europe, the Middle East […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies (BREDS) on providing a £323m loan to refinance existing debt, facilitate a corporate reorganisation and develop St Giles Circus, a cutting edge mixed-use project in the heart of London’s West End. The financing has been structured as separate senior and mezzanine facilities, to allow […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Tristan Capital Partners, independent London-based real estate investment management boutique, on its acquisition of a majority 90% interest in a Downing developed and managed 3,636 bed UK student housing portfolio comprising four operational assets (delivered in 2015 and 2016) and four assets in the course of […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (11 September 2017) announced the appointment of three new international disputes Partners to further strengthen its Litigation and Corporate Risk (LCR) Practice. George Burn joins BLP from Vinson & Elkins as Head of International Arbitration later this month, while Gavin Margetson, formerly of Herbert Smith Freehills, […]

A cross-practice team from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised the University of Cambridge on its 150 hectare mixed-use scheme at the North West Cambridge Development, a project part of an estimated £1bn investment into the city. The major expansion to the City of Cambridge will include 3,000 new homes, 2,000 student residences, 1m sq/ft […]

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