Press Releases / Real Estate

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has confirmed today it acted for India’s largest real estate developer, Lodha Group (Lodha), on its acquisition of the Canadian High Commission at One Grosvenor Square, for £306m, for residential development. The acquisition represents Lodha Group’s first foray into the London market. Lodha successfully secured the property against […]

THE SPEED OF BUSINESS – HOW REGULATION IMPACTS INNOVATION The estimated cost of regulatory compliance across ten major economies in Europe, Asia and the US is set to pass the $1 trillion mark this year, according to a report from international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). Furthermore, nearly a quarter of those companies surveyed […]

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) 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, […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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