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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 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that it has hired banking specialist Derek Hrydziuszko to further bolster the firm’s finance offer. Previously at Allen and Overy, Derek has proven expertise in leveraged finance and investment grade transactions where he has acted for a number of UK and international banks and financial institutions leading on multi-jurisdictional […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (11 January 2012) announced that it has made a further hire to its Banking & Capital Markets (BCM) Group, with the appointment of structured finance specialist Prashanth Satyadeva , a partner in the securitisation team at Clifford Chance following the announcement of the hire of structured finance partner Simon Small. […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Macquarie Bank on the US$135m financing of the acquisition by AIM listed IGas Energy plc of Star Energy Group Limited from Petronas International. The transaction is regarded as transformational for the company.  The acquisition consolidates IGas’s existing coal bed methane assets with Star’s substantial onshore UK […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that it has hired partner Simon Small to strengthen its finance capabilities and continue the growth of its banking & capital markets group. Simon joined the securities and derivatives group at Ashurst in 2006. Prior to this he spent 11 years as a partner at Linklaters where he was […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner acted for the issuers of 16 residential mortgage-backed securitisations (RMBS) originated by Paratus AMC (formerly GMAC RFC) with a total value of £15bn. The transactions concerned the modification of the transaction documents for each RMBS to address the requirements of Barclays Bank PLC, in its capacity as account bank, […]

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