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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that it has hired real estate finance expert Claire Watson, ranked as a leading individual by both Legal 500 and Chambers, to join its real estate finance practice. Joining from Linklaters, where she currently heads the real estate finance practice in London, Claire has been a […]

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 […]

BLP has advised long-standing client Patron Capital on its equity investment into Jupiter Hotels Holdings Limited, a corporate vehicle for a joint venture undertaken with The Royal Bank of Scotland group for the purchase of certain hotel assets from the Jarvis Hotels Group.  Jupiter Hotels Holdings Limited is the ultimate holding company of Jupiter Hotels […]

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