Press Releases / UK

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that thirteen people have been promoted to its recently created position of Associate Director, bringing the total number to 25. The record number of promotions to the role, which includes three professional support lawyers (PSLs), reflects continuing growth in all key areas and the strength of the firm’s career […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised UKAEA Limited on the negotiation of interim nuclear decommissioning contracts with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), at the Dounreay and Harwell/Winfrith nuclear sites.  The NDA was set up by Government to take strategic responsibility for the UK’s civil nuclear legacy.  As part of that objective the NDA is opening up […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Patron Capital Partners (Patron), on its  acquisition of a 29% stake in Powerleague Group Plc (Powerleague), valuing the transaction at approximately £23m.  Powerleague, an AIM listed company, is the UK’s leading operator of 5-a-side football centres. Patron represents approximately €1.6bn of capital across several funds which invest in […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that five associates have been promoted to partnership in its London office, increasing the number of partners at the firm to 180. The promotions reflect continuing growth in all key areas and the strength of the firm’s career development approaches. The new partners include: Vanessa Barnett (Business and Technology […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) LLP has acted for Chantrey City Regeneration Fund on the acquisition of Brandon House, Borough High Street, London from AIB Investment Managers. Chantrey City Regeneration Fund is a joint venture between Chantrey Fund Management (a subsidiary of Australian listed property company Mirvac) and HSBC Specialist Investments Limited (“HSIL” is the dedicated […]

Vanessa Barnett, Internet & mobile lawyer with Berwin Leighton Paisner, and Justin Pearse, editor of New Media Age, are delighted by the response to their joint survey on issues facing the online content industry and have today submitted a response to the ongoing Commission consultation. Vanessa Barnett says “Justin and I are delighted by the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Cibitas Investments (East Manchester) Ltd on the planning application for Holt Town Waterfront in Manchester, one mile East of the city centre.  The application is for a 38 hectare mixed-use development which will provide 2,300 (mainly family) homes, a metrolink tram stop, a new school, office accommodation and […]

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