Press Releases / Real Estate

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised BDO on the administration of Regent Inns Plc and a number of its subsidiaries. This involved the sale of the group’s business and assets which includes 60 bars, restaurants and clubs (plus 2 non-trading sites) to iNTERTAIN Limited. At the same time a further nine trading and three closed sites were transferred […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (“BLP”) advised Oxford Properties (“Oxford”) and UBS South East Recovery Partnership (“UBS SERF”), in the recent deal to locate Japanese investment bank Nomura at Watermark Place, EC4. The transaction is thought to be the largest ever non pre-let office leasing deal in the UK. The BLP team advised on a wide range […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised entities controlled by Daniel Harris (Chief Executive of Harvard International plc) and members of his family on the acquisition of Harvard International’s Medical Equipment Division (HMD), together with the related acquisition of a portfolio of properties from Harvard International, a distributor of consumer electronic goods in the UK and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised the Borough of Poole on signing the complex legal agreement – the Bridge Link Road Agreement with developer and owner Gallagher UK and Lands Improvement Holdings, for the development of a new Second Harbour Crossing within Poole, known as the Twin Sails Bridge and Link Road. Gallagher UK and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that six senior associates and one associate director (AD) have been promoted to partnership. Three senior associates and one knowledge development lawyer (KDL) have also been promoted to the position of associate director. The new partners are: Sunita Chawla (Real Estate) Scott Dickson (Finance – Projects) Vicky Fowler (AD) […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired finance experts Jayne Black and Eleanor Hunwicks as partners, taking the number of partners in the Finance team to 37.  Both Jayne and Eleanor were previously at Katten Muchin Roseman Cornish LLP.  Over the last five years, Jayne and Eleanor have combined their structured finance and real estate expertise […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Roadchef Group, the third largest Motorway Service Area Group in the UK, on the sale of the Winchester Motorway Service Area to Moto Hospitality Limited. BLP has a strong track record of advising motorway and trunk road service area operators, having continuously acted for leading companies operating in the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Liverpool City Council on the flagship £1bn regeneration Liverpool One scheme, which includes new retail, commercial, leisure and residential sites around Paradise Street in Liverpool City centre. The project, which is one of the biggest retail-led development and city regeneration project in Europe, was officially opened in a fanfare […]

Propinvest has announced the completion of the €1.9bn acquisition of the Global Headquarters complex of Banco Santander in Boadilla del Monte in Madrid on 12 September 2008. This transaction represents the largest single European real estate acquisition ever completed. Bank debt to assist the acquisition has been provided by a consortium of banks. Propinvest was […]

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