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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has acted for Stenham Property on the sale of interests in properties with a value of approximately €667m to Stenprop Limited (formerly known as GoGlobal Properties Limited), a vehicle listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s AltX market. The transaction also included the acquisition […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Clearbell Capital LLP (Clearbell), a private equity real estate fund management business, on the equity raise of its Clearbell Property Partners II fund (the Fund), which reached its hard cap of £400m. The fund was substantially oversubscribed, exceeding its original target of £300m by 33%. BLP advised […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has appointed Lisa Mayhew as Head of its growing Employment, Pensions and Incentives (EPI) practice. Mayhew joined BLP in 2010 and has since undertaken a pivotal role in defining BLP’s Employment practice, having been on the Firm’s board since 2012. Mayhew will oversee the firm’s EPI group, which now […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today (20.03.13) that it has appointed current Head of Corporate Finance, David Collins, as the Firm’s Corporate Departmental Managing Partner (DMP).  As a result of assuming the role of Corporate DMP, David will also become a member of the BLP Board. In addition, Corporate Partner David Barnes […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (3 September) announced that it has hired experienced corporate lawyer, Julian Stanier as a partner in its London Corporate Finance team. Julian’s considerable experience will add to the firm’s growing domestic and international transactional capabilities. His appointment follows the arrival of corporate M&A heavyweights, David Barnes and […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced that it has recruited M&A practitioner Lisa O’Neill as a partner in its growing Corporate Finance practice in London. Lisa, who joins BLP from Allen & Overy, is a corporate lawyer with very broad corporate transactional experience. She also has significant international experience, having worked in London, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced that it has recruited private equity specialist Catherine (Cath) Shirley as a partner in the Corporate Finance practice in London, which has seen significant investment over the past 12 months. Cath acts for corporations, private equity funds and investment banks in the UK, the US, Europe and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Atletico Nordic B.V. and Company Ltd on the sale of the business and related assets of, a major European online sports-betting and gaming operator.  Expekt was founded in 1999 and generates revenue from over 20 countries, with particular strengths in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.  The purchaser of […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has won AIM Lawyer of the Year at the 2008 Growth Company Investor Awards.  BLP beat off stiff competition from other leading law firms including Eversheds, Hammonds, DLA Piper, Fasken Martineau Stringer Saul and Jones Day. The AIM market has been one of most successful in the world, attracting more than […]

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