Press Releases / Finance

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised new client J.P. Morgan Cazenove on a placing of new ordinary shares on both the AIM and the JSE for South Africa-based coal producer Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL).  CoAL is listed on the ASX, JSE and AIM.  The fundraising, structured by way of an accelerated […]

BLP today announced that Paul Simcock is joining the firm as a partner in its Banking & Capital Markets Group. Paul focuses on acquisition and leveraged financings with an emphasis on the financial sponsor side and he has particular experience in high yield related and New York law financings and restructurings. His clients include private […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired financial services expert Nick Kynoch to its Financial Services and Markets Group. Nick was previously a financial services partner at Mayer Brown. His appointment will further strengthen BLP’s leading firmwide financial services regulatory capability. Nick’s experience includes a broad range of financial services work, helping clients – including the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has boosted its non-contentious financial services team with the recruitment of Jacob Ghanty, a specialist in financial services regulation who was formerly a partner at Pinsent Masons. Jacob undertakes a wide range of non-contentious financial services work and has particular expertise in the retail, trading and insurance sectors. He has worked […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed Financial Services litigation expert Daren Allen as a partner within its core London-based Banking and Finance Litigation team. Daren was head of Financial Services at DLA Piper, and is best known for advising financial institutions and large corporations on complex regulatory and financial crime investigations, litigation […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed structured finance lawyer Lucy Oddy as a partner within its London team. Lucy will join BLP from the Clifford Chance. She has a broad range of experience of working on UK and pan-European structured finance transactions, including securitisations and covered bonds, with a focus on residential and commercial mortgage […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Tesco, which has been a major client of the firm for over 30 years, on the latest Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS) issue in its £5bn programme of sales and leasebacks. The £958.45m transaction – described by the Estates Gazette as the largest securitised bond issuance in Europe since 2007 […]

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