Press Releases / UK

BCLP has advised existing client Gett, the global on-demand mobility company, on a US$80m equity fundraise from existing shareholders. The transaction required close collaboration between Gett’s General Counsel, Shana Hook, the BCLP London and Moscow offices and local counsel in Gett’s other jurisdictions (covering The Netherlands, the US, Israel and Cyprus). The BCLP team was […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has founded and launched Swiftagree, a UK-based legal tech startup providing clients with an innovative, time saving solution to legal contracting. Swiftagree is the first innovative client technology product to be launched by the newly formed BCLP, and is one of a number of solutions the firm will rollout globally […]

International law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has been appointed to Lot 2 of Homes England’s new and revamped legal panel. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has been reappointed after an extensive retender process to provide expertise in areas such as commercial property, financial regulation and taxation and commercial law. The panel appointment also affords the […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP has officially launched today, April 3. The Partnerships of both Bryan Cave LLP and Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP overwhelmingly approved the combination on Feb. 26. The new global, fully integrated law firm has 32 offices in 11 countries and a platform of 1,600 lawyers, placing it among the largest in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Secure Income REIT plc on the acquisitions of two substantial portfolios of assets at a total cost of £436 million. The portfolios comprise a leisure portfolio including Manchester Arena, The Brewery at Chiswell Street, EC1 (the largest catered events space in the City of London), 18 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised the management of Exactpro Systems on a management buyout. The transaction saw BLP’s clients buy the company back from the London Stock Exchange, to which they had previously sold the business. Exactpro is a specialist firm with operations in the UK, US and Russia, focused on functional and non-functional […]

BLP has advised XLMedia, the AIM listed leading provider of digital performance marketing, on its successful placing of new Ordinary Shares, raising gross proceeds of £31.7m.  The placing, conducted by Berenberg, was oversubscribed and the proceeds are to be used by XLMedia to fund acquisition opportunities as they arise. XLMedia CEO Ory Weihs commented: “We […]

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) 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 […]

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