Press Releases / UK

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) recently advised Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) Limited (OMAM), the London-based investment management arm and subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, a leading international financial services group, on its outsourcing contract with International Financial Data Services Limited (IFDS). The arrangement, which is set to commence in December 2008, is OMAM’s first outsourcing […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Osborne Clarke (OC) have advised on a development agreement to transform Swindon town centre with the £350m mixed-use regeneration scheme to be known as Union Square. BLP advised Muse Developments, one of the country’s leading names in commercial development and urban regeneration, while OC advised the New Swindon Company, the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Roadchef Group, the third largest Motorway Service Area Group in the UK, on the sale of the Winchester Motorway Service Area to Moto Hospitality Limited. BLP has a strong track record of advising motorway and trunk road service area operators, having continuously acted for leading companies operating in the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Liverpool City Council on the flagship £1bn regeneration Liverpool One scheme, which includes new retail, commercial, leisure and residential sites around Paradise Street in Liverpool City centre. The project, which is one of the biggest retail-led development and city regeneration project in Europe, was officially opened in a fanfare […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has launched a dedicated financial crime and regulatory defence team.  Twenty strong, and including eleven partners, the team will deal with investigations both financial and regulatory, prosecutions and related matters.  The team was set up in response to the changing regulatory landscape heralded both by recent events, and the increasingly proactive […]

More than 130 leading figures from the Jewish and Israeli business communities in London joined Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) at a specially constructed ‘Succah’ at the firm’s London office yesterday (Thursday, 16 October).  Amongst those who attended were Sir Victor Blank, Chairman of Lloyds TSB plc, Shmuel Ben-Tovim, Economics Minister, Embassy of Israel, and Avi […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner demonstrated a commitment to India yesterday, with a reception to celebrate the festival of Diwali, which was attended by more than 100 high profile guests.  Farokh Engineer, the flamboyant former Indian and Lancashire wicket-keeper and batsman, was the Guest of Honour at the new Mint Leaf Lounge in the City of London. […]

A survey of 50 of the UK’s leading companies by law firm BLP on the second anniversary of key UK age discrimination regulations has revealed half of businesses are finding compliance with the law time consuming and onerous.  The findings, coming from businesses across the corporate spectrum with a combined market turnover of over £79bn […]

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