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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. […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised Northzone as the lead investor on FreightHub’s series A financing round. The Berlin start-up raised US$20m making it the largest series A financing round for a logistics start-up in Europe to date. FreightHub, a freight forwarding company, was launched 18 months ago by Ferry Heilemann, CEO, […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised a syndicate of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and International Investment Bank (IIB) on a project finance transaction for the construction of two hydro-power plants with a total capacity of 49.8MW in the Republic of Karelia, northwest Russia. The […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has announced a restructuring of its Dispute Resolution Practice, driven by impressive recent growth in its key specialist areas. Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Manages large-scale and complex litigation and arbitration projects; co-ordinates multi-jurisdictional litigation teams; handles negotiations and amicable settlements […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), today announced Julia Romanova has joined the team as Head of Group, International Arbitration, White Collar Criminal Defence, to strengthen further the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice. Before joining Goltsblat BLP, Julia was Head of the Litigation/Arbitration Practice of the Moscow Office […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has successfully advised Frazer-Nash Research Limited (Frazer-Nash) and Ecotive Limited (Ecotive) on the London Taxi Company’s (LTC) claim for a breach of trade mark and passing off, a fraud claim alleging a deliberate misrepresentation. LTC’s claim against Frazer-Nash and Ecotive alleged that they deliberately created a cab which […]

A multidisciplinary team from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised on the sale of Retirement Villages Group, the UK’s largest retirement village operator with 14 active communities and a pipeline of developments. The buyers were AxA, the French institutional investment group (which will operate the village developments) and the UK’s largest care home operator, HC-One […]

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 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies (BREDS) on providing a £323m loan to refinance existing debt, facilitate a corporate reorganisation and develop St Giles Circus, a cutting edge mixed-use project in the heart of London’s West End. The financing has been structured as separate senior and mezzanine facilities, to allow […]

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