Press Releases / EU

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (12 November 2015) announced its intention to open its first office in Myanmar and the appointment of Partner Chris Hughes, former Managing Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s Yangon office, to lead this expansion. Once established, this will be the Firm’s 14th office in its 12th country […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Barclays Bank PLC and The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC on a brand new secured term loan and revolving credit facility of up to £100m for Restore Plc. Alongside £32m of funds raised from placing led by Cenkos, the main purpose of this facility is to […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has acted for Aviva Investors on the sale of a 50% stake in a central London portfolio to PSP Investments, one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers. The initial portfolio comprises a mix of both stabilised income-generating assets and development opportunities in both the City and West End […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Tesco on the sale of fourteen development sites across London, the South East and Bath for £250m. Spenhill, Tesco’s property development subsidiary, sold the sites, suitable for mixed-use and residential development, to a fund and clients advised by Meyer Bergman. Completion has been reached on eleven […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Golden Square Energy (GSE), a joint venture between Ingenious Clean Energy and AGR Renewables, on the long term refinancing of a portfolio of 18 single turbine onshore wind projects. BLP advised GSE on the full suite of debt and security documents as well as providing certificates […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) provided legal advice to CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition of the Glacis-Galerie shopping centre in Neu-Ulm, Germany. The Glacis-Galerie shopping centre opened last March and includes nearly 27,000 m2 of retail space in a central location in Neu-Ulm’s old town district near the main train station. Among […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised on the pre-let of the entire office space at Four Pancras Square, King’s Cross to Universal Music, the world’s leading music company. BLP was instructed by King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership led by Argent as the development/asset manager for the King’s Cross estate. Universal Music will […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Hines Immobilien GmbH (Hines) on the acquisition of the Düsseldorf Arcaden shopping centre in the heart of Düsseldorf’s largest district Bilk. Hines acted as the acquisition manager on behalf of a special real estate investment fund managed by Union Investment and will take over as the asset […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (17 September 2015) announced the significant lateral hire of a team of six lawyers into its Berlin office from Orrick to expand its existing Real Estate and Infrastructure practice. Two partners, Dr Norbert Impelmann and Dr Albrecht von Breitenbuch, along with four other lawyers, will move […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised client Technicolor on its acquisition of London-based The Mill, the world’s largest visual effects (VFX) and content creation studio for the advertising industry, for €259 million on a debt-free basis. Founded in 1990, the Mill is consistently recognised by peers and clients as a premier visual […]

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