Press Releases / Articles posted in March 2016

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) will be hosting a ‘first of its kind’ event on 11th April 2016 for African-Caribbean students and graduates, as it looks to address the issue of underrepresentation of black people in the legal profession. The event, entitled Underrepresentation of black people in Law: Your route to success, will […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (24 March 2016) announces the appointment of Ania Farren as a Partner to further bolster the Firm’s growing International Arbitration practice. Ania joins BLP on 1 May 2016 and will be based in London. This appointment delivers on the Firm’s strategy of growing its international disputes practice […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised clients Secure Income REIT plc (SIR), and Numis Securities and Peel Hunt on two separate fundraisings. BLP advised SIR on a secondary placing of 110,735,013 ordinary shares at 255 pence per share. The placing was oversubscribed and represented 61.4% of the issued share capital of the […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Northzone and Creandum on a direct venture capital investment in Germany. The two Scandinavian investors co-lead the Series A funding round of over EUR 6m in Distribusion Technologies GmbH. Distribusion Technologies provides a business to business distribution service for intercity bus and shuttle rides. The Berlin-based technology […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently acted for Pantheon Resources plc, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company, on its placing which targeted $25m but with strong demand raised $30m.  The placing was conducted through an accelerated bookbuild process with Stifel Nicholas Europe acting as bookrunner for the placing. Akin […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised the Federal Agency for State Property Management (Rosimuschestvo) on the shareholders’ agreements relating to shares in Vnukovo International Airport JSC and Sheremetyevo International Airport JSC. On 15 February, a shareholders’ agreement was signed within the scope of consolidation of […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is today (10 March 2016) pleased to announce that 17 individuals have been promoted to the Partnership across the Firm’s London, Singapore and Moscow offices. The Real Estate department saw six Partner promotions, while Litigation & Corporate Risk (LCR) had four, Corporate had three, and the Finance and […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), advised and represented Rolf Group, the biggest Russian car dealer, which completed the deal contemplating its business consolidation with Pelican-Auto group. The parties’ representatives officially announced the merger of Pelican-Auto and Rolf Group on 2 March at a joint press-conference. They […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised HANSAINVEST on the acquisition of the Holiday Inn hotel at Gateway Gardens in the vicinity of Frankfurt Airport. The seller was a Joint Venture of Munich Hotel Invest GmbH and Münchner Grund Immobilien Bauträger GmbH. The purchase price of this transaction totalled EUR€45m. The hotel was acquired through a share […]

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