Press Releases / UK

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised HIG Capital (HIG) on the sale of the Luxembourg companies owning and operating the Hilton Doubletree Docklands to a fund managed by Hong Kong-based Junson Capital. BLP originally acted for HIG on its purchase of the hotel (through a Dutch company) in 2014 and subsequently the […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (5 September 2016) announced the appointment of Judy Mackenzie Stuart as Knowledge Strategy Director. Judy joins the Firm from Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she was Chief Knowledge Officer, and will be based at BLP’s London office.   Judy’s deep and broad experience includes knowledge and […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian Practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), jointly with BLP, advised Irish regional airline CityJet on negotiating a framework agreement for delivery of 15 firm and 16 optional Aircraft, leasing documentation and engine and airframe support services agreements. The contract value of the deal is more than $1 bn, including options and […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Hadrian’s Wall Secured Investments Limited (HWSIL) on its successful initial public offering (IPO) and admission to trading on the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange. Trading in HWSIL’s shares became effective today, Monday 20 June 2016. HWSIL raised £80m as part of the IPO and […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced the launch of ‘AuthentiCity’, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender* (LGBT*) initiative aimed at students and graduates bringing together some of the biggest organisations in UK business. The inaugural event will take place on 6 July 2016 at BLP’s offices in London. Partnering with leading employers, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) led by Argent (as the development/asset manager for the King’s Cross Central estate) in excess of £750m of facilities secured against the King’s Cross Central estate. The latest facility, a development loan from Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen completed in May 2016 […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised TSX-v listed SDX Energy Inc. (SDX) on its admission to trading on AIM and private placement fundraising on AIM for a total of approx. US$11m.  Admission became effective today.  The proceeds of the placing will allow SDX to pursue its goal of doubling current production in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) achieved a significant victory on 17 May, in securing an order to use predictive coding as part of a substantial document review exercise in an ongoing unfair prejudice petition, which BLP believes is the first such order in a contested application. The team at BLP is being led […]

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