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Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Palmer Capital on its acquisition of Invista Real Estate Investment Management Holdings PLC, the AIM-listed real estate investment manager, for approximately £40 million. The transaction, which completed on 10 August, was effected through a scheme of arrangement approved by the High Court. The successful completion of the transaction […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced that it has recruited M&A practitioner Lisa O’Neill as a partner in its growing Corporate Finance practice in London. Lisa, who joins BLP from Allen & Overy, is a corporate lawyer with very broad corporate transactional experience. She also has significant international experience, having worked in London, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced that it has recruited private equity specialist Catherine (Cath) Shirley as a partner in the Corporate Finance practice in London, which has seen significant investment over the past 12 months. Cath acts for corporations, private equity funds and investment banks in the UK, the US, Europe and […]

BLP has advised new client Intermediate Capital Group plc (ICG) and its affiliated funds on its secondary buy-out of leading convenience foods manufacturer Symington’s Limited, from Bridgepoint Capital and its management team. The transaction completed on Thursday 31 May 2012 and will enable Symington’s to fund further bolt-on acquisitions. The company is currently best-known for […]

Spin-out begins a new chapter in the evolution of LOD and reflects continuing change in the legal services market Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Lawyers On Demand (LOD) announced today that the LOD business will be transferred into a separate company on 1 June 2012, while maintaining close ties with BLP. BLP partners agreed to […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the financing of a 12.3MW wind project in the Staryy Sambir region of western Ukraine. The project entails the construction and commissioning of a five turbine wind farm. The €13.3m financing package is being provided by parallel […]

Lesley-Anne Avis of international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has been appointed National Chairman of the Association of Women in Property (WiP) for 2012/2013, taking on the role from 1 March 2012. Lesley-Anne is a Real Estate Partner at BLP where she specialises in all aspects of regeneration development projects, across the private and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced the hire of a very experienced structured finance and real estate finance specialist, Dr Thomas Prüm. The appointment will increase synergies between BLP’s German offices (Berlin and Frankfurt), the UK office, and BLP’s wider network of offices across emerging markets; allowing the firm to better serve clients with cross […]

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