Press Releases / Corporate Finance

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has today announced the appointment of Nicola Hopkins as a Funds Partner in the Firm’s global Corporate Practice. Previously at Linklaters in London until 2013, Nicola was made a Partner in the Investment Management group in 2007, where she also headed the funds review practice, and was one […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), is pleased to announce that eight senior associates have been promoted to the partnership across the firm’s Hong Kong, London and Moscow offices. The Corporate department saw the largest intake with four partner promotions, followed by Finance with two. The Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Real Estate departments […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), is advising Beijing Construction Engineering Group (BCEG) on its investment in the Manchester Airport City project, in a joint venture with local partners. The project, which is the latest in a series of Chinese investments in the UK, will involve the development of an £800m business park next […]

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 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised longstanding client Tesco Plc on the latest in a series of six CMBS transactions since 2009 in which Tesco has released value from its property portfolio. The transaction, raising in excess of £490m, is a credit-tenant linked securitisation of a commercial mortgage loan, secured on four trading stores and three […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is pleased to announce that it has been successfully appointed to the Government Procurement Service’s panel of external legal advisers. The appointment comes after a rigorous 12 month selection process by the Government Procurement Service to ensure it was obtaining high quality legal services for the public sector […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising property investment management company Schroders on the AIM IPO of West End of London Property Investment Company (WELPIC), a newly formed, Guernsey incorporated closed-ended investment company. The deal, which announced on Wednesday 9 January 2013, aims to raise over £100m for WELPIC through a placing of […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner, is pleased to announce that it has opened an office in Dubai, its second in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The new office, working closely with the Abu Dhabi office, provides clients with a comprehensive range of legal services for the real estate sector. The Dubai office marks the […]

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 […]

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