Press Releases / UK

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised long-standing client Balfour Beatty on the disposal of its UK  rail manufacturing business to Progress Rail Services UK Limited, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. The deal is due to complete in early May 2011. Balfour Beatty’s UK trackwork business manufactures switches, crossings and other related railway products […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Duet Real Estate Finance (Duet) on the Main Market Initial Public Offering (IPO) of its feeder fund, after advising on the establishment of the main fund in December 2009. The IPO of the feeder fund is particularly significant, because it is the only UK-listed fund focused primarily […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised long-standing client Balfour Beatty on the extension of its facilities management joint venture arrangement with Royal Mail and its related acquisition of Romec Services Limited (RSL). RSL is a subsidiary of Romec Limited (Romec), the joint venture company owned by Balfour Beatty (49%) and Royal Mail (51%). […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today (5 April 2011) that 13 senior associates and associate directors, including those in Moscow and Singapore, have been appointed to the partnership. The firm also announced the promotion of nine new associate directors. This is the highest number of partner internal promotions at BLP since 2006 and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Playtech Limited, the international designer, developer and licensor of software to the online, mobile and land-based gaming industry, on its acquisition of PT Turnkey Services Limited (PTTS). The consideration for the acquisition, which is due to complete on 30 June 2011, is up to €280m comprising an initial amount […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has boosted its non-contentious financial services team with the recruitment of Jacob Ghanty, a specialist in financial services regulation who was formerly a partner at Pinsent Masons. Jacob undertakes a wide range of non-contentious financial services work and has particular expertise in the retail, trading and insurance sectors. He has worked […]

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