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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Tristan Capital Partners, independent London-based real estate investment management boutique, on its acquisition of a majority 90% interest in a Downing developed and managed 3,636 bed UK student housing portfolio comprising four operational assets (delivered in 2015 and 2016) and four assets in the course of […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner advised Aurec leading a consortium of Israeli institutional investors on the acquisition of Eschborn Plaza in the Frankfurt area from two closed-ended funds managed by Commerz Real for €236m by way of an asset deal. The main tenant of the prime office complex is Ernst & Young, the company’s […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced the appointment of Corporate Tax Partner Mark Brailsford. An expert in finance tax, he will be tasked with growing BLP’s tax advisory capability in the finance arena. Mark will join the firm in May 2017 and be based in the London office. Currently at Osborne Clarke and previously UK […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised a joint venture between global real estate investment firm Hines Global REIT and global private equity firm Lone Star on the sale of six buildings at Brindleyplace in Birmingham, to HSBC Alternative Investments (HAIL). HSBC Alternative Investments purchased the office estate, totalling 560,000 sq ft, from Hines-Laser […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner, advised Mount Street Mortgage Servicing Limited (“Mount Street”) on the acquisition of EAA Portfolio Advisers GmbH (“EPA”), the largest platform transfer ever completed in Europe. EPA is the portfolio manager of Erste Abwicklungsanstalt (“EAA”) with assets under management of €29bn. BLP’s multi-disciplinary team advised Mount Street on this transaction […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (3 May 2016) announced the appointment of Partner Marcus Dearle, from Withers, into its Hong Kong office. Recognised as one of Asia’s leading Private Client and Family lawyers, Marcus advises high profile Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) individuals and families on all aspects of private wealth. […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is today (10 March 2016) pleased to announce that 17 individuals have been promoted to the Partnership across the Firm’s London, Singapore and Moscow offices. The Real Estate department saw six Partner promotions, while Litigation & Corporate Risk (LCR) had four, Corporate had three, and the Finance and […]

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