Press Releases / EU

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 […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised European venture capital firm Van den Ende & Deitmers on its backing of a US$25m Series A investment in Unruly Holdings Limited, the holding company of the Unruly Media Group, alongside co-investors Amadeus Capital Partners and Business Growth Fund. Unruly is a global technology platform for […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that highly regarded litigator Elaine Whiteford, a barrister who specialises in major competition law disputes in the English and EU courts, is to join its rapidly expanding Competition, EU and Trade Group as a partner. She joins BLP from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London. The appointment reflects the increasing […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired financial services expert Nick Kynoch to its Financial Services and Markets Group. Nick was previously a financial services partner at Mayer Brown. His appointment will further strengthen BLP’s leading firmwide financial services regulatory capability. Nick’s experience includes a broad range of financial services work, helping clients – including the […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently advised long standing client Mid Europa Partners (Mid Europa), on the acquisition of a 49.05% stake in leading Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) road freight transport company Waberer’s Holding Zrt. Announced yesterday (24 March 2011), this is the fourth deal BLP has advised Mid Europa on since […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently advised Gateway Storage Company Limited on the sale of a 20 percent stake in the Gateway Gas Storage project to Oil & Gas facilities company Petrofac Energy Developments. This is a further significant deal where BLP has advised Gateway. When built, Gateway Storage will be one of the UK’s […]

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 […]

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