Press Releases / EU

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) achieved a significant victory on 17 May, in securing an order to use predictive coding as part of a substantial document review exercise in an ongoing unfair prejudice petition, which BLP believes is the first such order in a contested application. The team at BLP is being led […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Raven Russia Limited on its proposed fundraising of a minimum of £105.5 million by way of a placing of new convertible redeemable preference shares to be listed on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISEA). Raven Russia is a Guernsey incorporated company focused on the acquisition and […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Pasiner (BLP) has advised Apposite Capital, a private equity fund focused on the healthcare sector, on its investment in Medical Imaging Partnership Limited, a medical imaging business. Apposite invested in Medical Imaging Partnership by way of a subscription for preference shares and loan notes and through the acquisition of existing […]

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) has advised Ingenious Real Estate, the property division of alternative investment firm Ingenious, on a joint venture with property developer, Mount Audley. The new business, trading as IMA Real Estate, will combine the skills and resources of the two partners, building on Mount Audley’s successful operating model which […]

BLP has advised Canaccord Genuity (joint bookrunner) and Zeus Capital (joint bookrunner and Nominated Adviser) on a £27m block trade sale by existing management shareholders of AIM-listed Mortgage Advice (Bureau) Holdings plc, which was announced on Wednesday 27 April 2016. The block trade to institutional investors, managed by Canaccord and Zeus, saw certain existing Board […]

BLP has advised Canaccord Genuity (joint bookrunner and Nominated Adviser) and Shore Capital Stockbrokers (joint bookrunner) on a £40m secondary placing by AIM-listed pharmaceutical company Vernalis plc, which was announced on Tuesday 26 April 2016. Vernalis has conditionally raised £40m by way of a placing of 80 million new shares to existing and new institutional […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (12 April 2016) announces the appointment of former BLP lawyer Edward Coulson as Partner in the Competition Litigation team in its Litigation and Corporate Risk (LCR) practice. Edward, who trained and qualified at BLP, rising to Senior Associate, re-joins the Firm from Hausfeld, which he joined as […]

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