Press Releases / EU

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 […]

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 […]

James Knox, one of the UK’s most highly regarded real estate lawyers, is to join the Real Estate practice at Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as a senior equity partner. James, who joins from Linklaters, has a wealth of multi-disciplinary experience within the real estate market, both nationally and internationally. He has been involved in a […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Mid Europa Partners (“Mid Europa”) on the acquisition of a strategic stake in Energy 21, the largest Czech-based independent developer and operator of solar power in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).  The deal was announced yesterday (13 May 2010) and is subject to customary closing conditions.  Mid […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) recently advised Finnish plant-based food specialist company Raisio on the takeover of AIM-listed Glisten. A new company was formed specifically for the acquisition, to be jointly owned by Raisio and the Glisten management team. The acquisition values the existing issued ordinary share capital of Glisten, which manufactures cereal, fruit snack […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today (5 February 2010) that Andrew Hockley will join the firm as a partner.  His appointment will strengthen the EU & Competition Group, which, since its formation in 2005, has grown to include 16 dedicated competition lawyers in London and Brussels.  The Group also includes a further five competition lawyers […]

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