Press Releases / UK

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 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Barclays on its sponsorship deal for London’s cycle hire scheme and cycle superhighways. Set to launch on 30 July, and supported by keen cyclist Boris Johnson, the cycle hire scheme is a public bicycle sharing scheme for short journeys in and around central London, and will be known […]

James Knox, one of the UK’s most highly regarded real estate lawyers, is to join the Real Estate practice at Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as a senior equity partner. James, who joins from Linklaters, has a wealth of multi-disciplinary experience within the real estate market, both nationally and internationally. He has been involved in a […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised 3663, the leading food logistics operator, on a major IT outsourcing arrangement with Fujitsu Services Limited (Fujitsu).  The deal will involve Fujitsu, over a long term period, providing a scalable and flexible solution to the delivery of 3663’s IT services. The BLP team was led by Senior Associate Usman […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today (20 April 2010) that seven senior associates and one director, including one associate in Moscow, have been appointed to the partnership. Eight senior associates and one knowledge development lawyer (KDL), including five associates in Moscow, have also been promoted to the position of associate director. The new partners are: […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner has advised the Welcome Break Group – the UK’s second largest motorway service station operator – on the acquisition of the Peartree Service Area, Oxford. This acquisition will see Welcome Break move away from their typical motorway-side location in order to launch at the Oxford Interchange A-road. Once up and running, the […]

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