Press Releases / Financial Institutions

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) achieved a significant victory on 17 May, in securing an order to use predictive coding as part of a substantial document review exercise in an ongoing unfair prejudice petition, which BLP believes is the first such order in a contested application. The team at BLP is being led […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Barclays Bank PLC and The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC on a brand new secured term loan and revolving credit facility of up to £100m for Restore Plc. Alongside £32m of funds raised from placing led by Cenkos, the main purpose of this facility is to […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (20 August 2015) announced the appointment of Geraldine Quirk as a Partner in its Insurance practice to enhance its non-contentious insurance and financial services regulatory expertise. Gerry is an acknowledged market leader with sought after expertise in insurance business and portfolio transfer schemes, as well as […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (7 May 2015) announced the appointment of Partner Nathan Willmott as Head of Financial Regulatory Group. He takes over the role from Sidney Myers who will remain at the firm. Nathan joined BLP in 2007 from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He specialises in representing financial institutions and […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (25 March 2015) announced the appointment of Martin Sandler as a Partner in its Litigation and Dispute Resolution (LDR) team. He will work in the Financial Services Regulatory team and will report into Sidney Myers, Head of Financial Regulation. Martin will join BLP on 30 March […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised the board of the Pension Protection Fund (the PPF) alongside Grant Thornton UK LLP on the disposal of its 75.1 per cent shareholding in Harworth Estates Property Group Ltd (Harworth Estates) to Coalfield Resources Plc (formerly UK Coal plc) for total consideration of £150 million. The […]

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