Press Releases / UK

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed Financial Services litigation expert Daren Allen as a partner within its core London-based Banking and Finance Litigation team. Daren was head of Financial Services at DLA Piper, and is best known for advising financial institutions and large corporations on complex regulatory and financial crime investigations, litigation […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently advised Gateway Storage Company Limited on the sale of a 20 percent stake in the Gateway Gas Storage project to Oil & Gas facilities company Petrofac Energy Developments. This is a further significant deal where BLP has advised Gateway. When built, Gateway Storage will be one of the UK’s […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed another partner to its leading employment  team. Employment expert, Marian Bloodworth, will join as a partner on 7 December 2010. Marian previously worked at Hogan Lovells where she advised clients on both contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law including working on multi million pound claims in […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Peel Media on a new ten-year agreement with the BBC to deliver production and technical services at MediaCityUK when the broadcaster opens its new northern headquarters at Salford Quays next year. The firm also advised on a joint venture between Peel Media and Satellite Information Services (SIS). The Peel and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed structured finance lawyer Lucy Oddy as a partner within its London team. Lucy will join BLP from the Clifford Chance. She has a broad range of experience of working on UK and pan-European structured finance transactions, including securitisations and covered bonds, with a focus on residential and commercial mortgage […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised leading global intermediary BGC Brokers L.P. (BGC) on their acquisition of the business and certain assets of Mint Partners Limited and Mint Equities Limited (Mint) from the companies’ joint administrators David Chubb and Peter Spratt of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). BGC Partners is a leading global intermediary to the […]

You may have seen that the High Court today passed an extremely significant judgment in a case that involves Eurosail UK 2007-3BL, the issuer in a £650m Residential Mortgage Backed Securitisation transaction that Lehman Brothers originated. It will have far-reaching implications for many UK-based securitisations. A team at BLP, led by structured finance partner Tamara […]

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