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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today announced the appointment of hotels and leisure sector specialist, Karen Friebe, as a Partner in the Firm’s global Real Estate practice. Previously a Real Estate Partner at DLA Piper in London, Karen specialises in the acquisition, development and disposal of property in the hotel and leisure sectors […]

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), 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) […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today (4 April 2013) that it has appointed current Real Estate Partner, Chris de Pury, as the Firm’s Real Estate Departmental Managing Partner (DMP). As a result of assuming the role of Real Estate DMP, Chris will also become a member of the BLP Board. In addition, […]

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) today (8 February 2013) announced the appointment of finance specialist, Simon Baum, as a Partner in the Firm’s global finance team. Simon was previously a finance consultant at Allen & Overy (A&O) in London where he serviced a number of their international finance clients and also helped establish […]

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) has advised CIT Aerospace & Defense Finance part of CIT Group Inc., a global leader in transportation finance, on a US$125m credit facility to UK based aviation spares specialist A J Walter Aviation (AJW). The senior secured credit facility will be used to support spare parts acquisitions to […]

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