Press Releases / Financial Institutions

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (28 March, 2018) announced the appointment of new Partner Dr Bernd Geier to further enhance its financial regulation practice in Germany. Bernd will join BLP’s Frankfurt office on 1 April 2018. Bernd’s arrival increases BLP’s global expertise in capital markets, structured financing and securitization.. He joins BLP from […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised a syndicate of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and International Investment Bank (IIB) on a project finance transaction for the construction of two hydro-power plants with a total capacity of 49.8MW in the Republic of Karelia, northwest Russia. The […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (21 June 2017) announced the appointment of Banking Partner, Shanan Dunstan, to spearhead the Firm’s Asset Based Lending (ABL) capability. She will join BLP’s Finance team in September from Ashurst. With lenders looking at alternative ways to use their capital, the structuring of ABL transactions has evolved […]

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 […]

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