Press Releases / Articles by jonathon-morris

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (27 March 2017) announces the hire of Partner Till Buschmann. He will launch the Firm’s restructuring offering in Germany from its Frankfurt office, and joins on the 1 April 2017. Till will form BLP’s first dedicated restructuring capability in Germany and complement the existing legal expertise in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (6 March 2017) announced the appointment of data protection Partner, Kate Brimsted. Kate will head BLP’s Data and Cyber Security practice and join the Commercial team on 27 March. With current unprecedented awareness and concern around personal data and data security, not least in light of the EU General […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (30 January 2017) announces the lateral hire of Partner Ibrahim Elsadig from Dentons (UAE). He will help launch and spearhead the Firm’s UAE Corporate and Commercial practice from its Dubai office. Ibrahim will create BLP’s first dedicated corporate capability in the UAE and will complement the existing legal […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised GT Gettaxi Limited and GT Gettaxi (UK) Limited, which trade under the Gett brand, on their recommended offer for the entire issued share capital of Mountview House Group Limited, the owner and operator of the Radio Taxis black cab business and the One Transport platform.  The […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), is advising the FTSE250 listed Playtech group (Playtech) on its proposed $105m acquisition of Ava Trade (Ava), an online B2C CFDs broker with financial services regulatory licences in the EU (Ireland), Japan, Australia and the BVI. This follows on from Playtech’s acquisition of TradeFX earlier this year and […]

BLP advised new client Stride Gaming plc (Stride Gaming) on its $103m initial public offering (IPO) on AIM which completed on 19 May. Stride Gaming is a UK focused, real money, bingo-led online operator, using its proprietary and purchased software to provide online bingo and related gaming activities to players. Partner Alex Latner states “Listing […]

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) is advising MSA Acquisitions Co. Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Israeli-listed Delek Group) in relation to the sale of all of its holdings in Roadchef, one of the largest motorway services operators in the UK, to Antin Infrastructure Partners (an infrastructure fund with significant interests in […]

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 […]

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