Press Releases / Tax & Private Client

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed private client expert Simon Michaels as a partner within its Singapore office. He will head up a new practice supporting and developing private clients based in South East Asia or investing in the region. The news follows a recent announcement that the office will double in […]

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 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today (12 February 2010) that Andrey Shpak has been recruited to lead the Goltsblat BLP tax team in Moscow.  The announcement of Andrey’s appointment coincides with the first anniversary of the launch of Goltsblat BLP, the first international Russian law firm. The new firm was created when renowned corporate lawyer […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently recruited two senior tax associates, Reshmi Manekporia and Georgina James, to join newly hired private client partner Murray North. Murray, who specialises in providing advice to ultra-high net worth individuals and their related trusts, controlled businesses and companies, joined BLP from Clifford Chance. Reshmi and Georgina also worked at […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recruited leading private client expert Murray North to boost its long established and highly regarded Trusts and Personal Tax team. Murray joins the firm from Clifford Chance, where he has been a partner since 1990.BLP has the largest and broadest based tax practice in the City’s legal market and is […]

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”) acted for DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (“Deka”) in relation to £26m of acquisition finance being provided to Pramerica Real Estate Investors Europe, a subsidiary of the US institutional investor Pramerica, towards the purchase of 11 Pilgrim Street, EC4, London. The 100,000sq ft office buildings, previously owned by UBS Global Asset Management, is […]

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