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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised *Oriana Limited Partnership (Oriana), on a new £195m loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and ING Real Estate Finance (UK) B.V. The loan is secured by properties at the eastern end of Oxford Street and is being used to refinance existing […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), acted for a joint venture between Development Securities Plc and The Pears Group on its £103m acquisition from NAMA of a portfolio of loans secured against 39 development and investment properties known as the “Chrome portfolio”. The Chrome portfolio consists of a mix of commercial and residential properties in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that it has hired real estate finance expert Claire Watson, ranked as a leading individual by both Legal 500 and Chambers, to join its real estate finance practice. Joining from Linklaters, where she currently heads the real estate finance practice in London, Claire has been a […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the financing of a 12.3MW wind project in the Staryy Sambir region of western Ukraine. The project entails the construction and commissioning of a five turbine wind farm. The €13.3m financing package is being provided by parallel […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Oil Spill Response, an oil and gas industry collective comprising of over 40 of the world’s leading oil and gas majors, on their acquisition of four preventive subsea oil capping stacks – with a capital value of approximately $250m and an expected asset life of at least […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced the hire of a very experienced structured finance and real estate finance specialist, Dr Thomas Prüm. The appointment will increase synergies between BLP’s German offices (Berlin and Frankfurt), the UK office, and BLP’s wider network of offices across emerging markets; allowing the firm to better serve clients with cross […]

In response to the Copyright Tribunal’s interim decision in the case of Meltwater Holding v. the Newspaper Licensing Agency, David Pugh, Managing Director of the Newspaper Licensing Agency, said: “We welcome today’s decision which follows two court cases confirming the legality of licensing.  We are pleased that the Copyright Tribunal has upheld the principle and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that Steve Clark, an expert in cross-border real estate finance is joining the firm as a partner. Steve is currently in the banking team at Dechert.  He qualified with Clifford Chance and spent eight years working within their Banking department before joining Addleshaws as a partner. He headed up […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (17 January 2012) announced that it has hired partner Richard Todd, helping to further expand the firm’s established finance capabilities and its expertise in structured finance. Joining BLP from Lloyds Banking Group, Richard was a director in the Structured Capital Markets legal team, and prior to this spent four years […]

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