Press Releases / UK

BLP has advised Canaccord Genuity (joint bookrunner and Nominated Adviser) and Shore Capital Stockbrokers (joint bookrunner) on a £40m secondary placing by AIM-listed pharmaceutical company Vernalis plc, which was announced on Tuesday 26 April 2016. Vernalis has conditionally raised £40m by way of a placing of 80 million new shares to existing and new institutional […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised GT Gettaxi Limited and GT Gettaxi (UK) Limited, which trade under the Gett brand, on their recommended offer for the entire issued share capital of Mountview House Group Limited, the owner and operator of the Radio Taxis black cab business and the One Transport platform.  The […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (12 April 2016) announces the appointment of former BLP lawyer Edward Coulson as Partner in the Competition Litigation team in its Litigation and Corporate Risk (LCR) practice. Edward, who trained and qualified at BLP, rising to Senior Associate, re-joins the Firm from Hausfeld, which he joined as […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised long-standing client King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) led by Argent (as the development/asset manager for the King’s Cross estate) in relation to two pre-lettings at the R7 building on Handyside Street, London. The deals involved the pre-lets of 123,000 sq ft over seven floors and […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (24 March 2016) announces the appointment of Ania Farren as a Partner to further bolster the Firm’s growing International Arbitration practice. Ania joins BLP on 1 May 2016 and will be based in London. This appointment delivers on the Firm’s strategy of growing its international disputes practice […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised clients Secure Income REIT plc (SIR), and Numis Securities and Peel Hunt on two separate fundraisings. BLP advised SIR on a secondary placing of 110,735,013 ordinary shares at 255 pence per share. The placing was oversubscribed and represented 61.4% of the issued share capital of the […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently acted for Pantheon Resources plc, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company, on its placing which targeted $25m but with strong demand raised $30m.  The placing was conducted through an accelerated bookbuild process with Stifel Nicholas Europe acting as bookrunner for the placing. Akin […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is today (10 March 2016) pleased to announce that 17 individuals have been promoted to the Partnership across the Firm’s London, Singapore and Moscow offices. The Real Estate department saw six Partner promotions, while Litigation & Corporate Risk (LCR) had four, Corporate had three, and the Finance and […]

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