Press Releases / Energy & Natural Resources

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (8 February 2013) announced the appointment of finance specialist, Simon Baum, as a Partner in the Firm’s global finance team. Simon was previously a finance consultant at Allen & Overy (A&O) in London where he serviced a number of their international finance clients and also helped establish […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that it has hired energy project finance specialist, Nomita Nair, as a partner in its Finance practice in Singapore. As well as adding strength to the projects team, Nomita’s appointment reinforces the firm’s strategic intention to develop strong infrastructure, energy and oil and gas capabilities on a […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced that it has recruited M&A practitioner Lisa O’Neill as a partner in its growing Corporate Finance practice in London. Lisa, who joins BLP from Allen & Overy, is a corporate lawyer with very broad corporate transactional experience. She also has significant international experience, having worked in London, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the financing of a 12.3MW wind project in the Staryy Sambir region of western Ukraine. The project entails the construction and commissioning of a five turbine wind farm. The €13.3m financing package is being provided by parallel […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Oil Spill Response, an oil and gas industry collective comprising of over 40 of the world’s leading oil and gas majors, on their acquisition of four preventive subsea oil capping stacks – with a capital value of approximately $250m and an expected asset life of at least […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Macquarie Bank on the US$135m financing of the acquisition by AIM listed IGas Energy plc of Star Energy Group Limited from Petronas International. The transaction is regarded as transformational for the company.  The acquisition consolidates IGas’s existing coal bed methane assets with Star’s substantial onshore UK […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised new client J.P. Morgan Cazenove on a placing of new ordinary shares on both the AIM and the JSE for South Africa-based coal producer Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL).  CoAL is listed on the ASX, JSE and AIM.  The fundraising, structured by way of an accelerated […]

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