Press Releases / UK

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Resolution Property on the sale of West End premises to Hong Kong-based investor, Peterson Group. The 80,000 sq ft property at 111-125 Oxford Street and 180 Wardour Street is Peterson Group’s first UK investment, having previously made acquisitions in the Far East and Canada.  The site acquired […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised longstanding client Tesco Plc on the latest in a series of six CMBS transactions since 2009 in which Tesco has released value from its property portfolio. The transaction, raising in excess of £490m, is a credit-tenant linked securitisation of a commercial mortgage loan, secured on four trading stores and three […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is pleased to announce that it has been successfully appointed to the Government Procurement Service’s panel of external legal advisers. The appointment comes after a rigorous 12 month selection process by the Government Procurement Service to ensure it was obtaining high quality legal services for the public sector […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising property investment management company Schroders on the AIM IPO of West End of London Property Investment Company (WELPIC), a newly formed, Guernsey incorporated closed-ended investment company. The deal, which announced on Wednesday 9 January 2013, aims to raise over £100m for WELPIC through a placing of […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised *Oriana Limited Partnership (Oriana), on a new £195m loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and ING Real Estate Finance (UK) B.V. The loan is secured by properties at the eastern end of Oxford Street and is being used to refinance existing […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (3 September) announced that it has hired experienced corporate lawyer, Julian Stanier as a partner in its London Corporate Finance team. Julian’s considerable experience will add to the firm’s growing domestic and international transactional capabilities. His appointment follows the arrival of corporate M&A heavyweights, David Barnes and […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), acted for a joint venture between Development Securities Plc and The Pears Group on its £103m acquisition from NAMA of a portfolio of loans secured against 39 development and investment properties known as the “Chrome portfolio”. The Chrome portfolio consists of a mix of commercial and residential properties in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has boosted the capabilities of its funds team with the appointment of Justin Cornelius, who will join the Corporate practice as a partner in London. Justin, currently a partner at Nabarro, is a leading funds practitioner with more than 10 years’ experience. He specialises in investment funds and […]

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