Press Releases / Global

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (9 February 2015) released a report which reveals that over $2bn of private equity funds was injected into mining projects during 2014. Following previous calculations in February 2014[1] reporting that $8bn had been raised by private equity funds for mining projects, BLP’s report highlights that there […]

North America (29 per cent), closely followed by Europe (26 per cent), were voted the most likely regions for infrastructure investment in 2015. The results were revealed at the annual Outlook for European Infrastructure Investment roundtable hosted by international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and organised by Infra Finance (INFIN) following a survey of […]

Lisa Mayhew has been elected to the position of Managing Partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), starting 1 May 2015, succeeding Neville Eisenberg after sixteen years in that role. Lisa, a leading employment law specialist, has been at BLP for a number of years and during that time, advised major banks and international corporate clients […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has designed and co-ordinated a week-long programme across the UK and Ireland to mark International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014. The programme currently includes more than 24 diverse events which are free to attend and range from panel discussions, seminars, book launches, film screenings and conferences, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today announced the appointment of Kent Phillips from the firm’s Singapore office and Richard Power from its London base as joint Heads of its International Arbitration team. The appointments will be effective from 1 December 2014. These appointments reinforce the firm’s commitment to delivering a truly international […]

A report released today by international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) finds that nearly half of all money raised in the last year in London’s mid-market Oil and Gas sector was for projects in Africa. The research, published today to coincide with the start of Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, shows that despite only […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today announced a 30% female representation target in the partnership by the end of 2018. The proposal, approved by the BLP Board last week, was sponsored by the firm’s Diversity and Inclusivity Group, headed by Employment Practice Group Head, Lisa Mayhew, and Real Estate Departmental Managing Partner, […]

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