Press Releases / Global

In a UK-first, international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has entered into a strategic partnership with litigation technology firm Opus 2 for an innovative new application of its market-leading electronic trial platform, Magnum. Under this deal, BLP will be able to leverage the cloud-based case management system and collaboration tools on a unilateral basis, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (11 January 2018) announced that five lawyers have been promoted to the Partnership. Corporate Tax Kate Ison (London) A corporate tax lawyer, Kate specialises in tax dispute resolution. Finance Gordon McMillan (London) Gordon is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Finance practice, specialising in debt financings. […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Bryan Cave LLP confirmed today that they are in discussions regarding a combination to form a global and fully integrated law firm with 32 offices in 12 countries and a platform of 1500 lawyers. Clients would have access to legal advice and solutions across the US, Europe, the Middle East […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (11 September 2017) announced the appointment of three new international disputes Partners to further strengthen its Litigation and Corporate Risk (LCR) Practice. George Burn joins BLP from Vinson & Elkins as Head of International Arbitration later this month, while Gavin Margetson, formerly of Herbert Smith Freehills, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (21 June 2017) announced the appointment of Banking Partner, Shanan Dunstan, to spearhead the Firm’s Asset Based Lending (ABL) capability. She will join BLP’s Finance team in September from Ashurst. With lenders looking at alternative ways to use their capital, the structuring of ABL transactions has evolved […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (19 June 2017) announced the appointment of Asset Finance Partner, Jason Chamberlain. Jason is a renowned rail expert having worked on numerous high-profile mandates in the UK rail industry since privatisation in the mid-90s. He will join the London office later this month. The appointment demonstrates BLP’s […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner BLP have advised AIM and TSX-v listed SDX Energy Inc. (“SDX” or the “Company”) on its $40m fundraising, raising 130% of its previous market capitalisation.  The fundraising is to fund and was conditional on the acquisition of a portfolio of oil and gas production and exploration assets in Egypt and Morocco, which […]

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