Press Releases / Employment, Pensions and Incentives

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has acted for Aviva Investors on the sale of a 50% stake in a central London portfolio to PSP Investments, one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers. The initial portfolio comprises a mix of both stabilised income-generating assets and development opportunities in both the City and West End […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), is advising Quintain Estates and Development PLC (Quintain) on the recommended cash offer announced earlier today by Bailey Acquisitions Limited, an investment vehicle indirectly controlled by Lone Star REF IV (Lone Star). Lone Star’s offer values Quintain at approximately £700m (representing a premium of 22.4 per cent to […]

Lisa Mayhew has been elected to the position of Managing Partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), starting 1 May 2015, succeeding Neville Eisenberg after sixteen years in that role. Lisa, a leading employment law specialist, has been at BLP for a number of years and during that time, advised major banks and international corporate clients […]

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), has been appointed to the Board of the Pension Protection Fund’s (PFF) Insolvency and Corporate Panel, and its Specialist and Reserve Panel of external legal advisers. BLP will provide advice in a number of areas including corporate, insolvency and restructuring, investment and fund management, litigation (pension and non-pension) […]

BLP’s groundbreaking Managed Legal Service, which is set to transform professional services, has entered into a framework agreement to establish its first pan-European partnership. This follows the launch of the service earlier this year with Thames Water as its first client. Under the arrangement, BLP has taken over on an exclusive basis the management of […]

A survey of 50 of the UK’s leading companies by law firm BLP on the second anniversary of key UK age discrimination regulations has revealed half of businesses are finding compliance with the law time consuming and onerous.  The findings, coming from businesses across the corporate spectrum with a combined market turnover of over £79bn […]

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