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Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) recently advised on the English Law aspects of Toyota Tsusho Corp’s acquisition of CalEnergy Gas (Australia) Ltd. CalEnergy has a 5% stake in Australia’s offshore Otway Gas Project and stakes in some other Australian gas and oil concessions. Toyota Tsusho, the trading company of the Toyota Group, will participate in Australian gas production and […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) revealed today that it has completed five significant hotel transactions – worth a total of over £1bn in the hotel sector over the last quarter. With activity levels still comparatively subdued across the property market since the start of the financial crisis in 2007, particularly for development, the firm […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently advised investment firm Mid Europa Partners (“Mid Europa”), on the sale of global cement supplier Calucem’s operating assets to  private equity firm, ARGUS Capital Partners (ARGUS).  Announced on 6 October 2010, this is the third deal BLP has advised Mid Europa on in the past two years. Calucem has […]

UK-French cooperation by law firms help seal deal for National Pension Scheme of Korea LEADING law firms Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and De Pardieu Brocas Maffei have advised the world’s fifth largest pension scheme on a €230 million acquisition of a French retail development in a complex international deal. They acted for Rockspring Property Investment […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Tesco, which has been a major client of the firm for over 30 years, on the latest Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS) issue in its £5bn programme of sales and leasebacks. The £958.45m transaction – described by the Estates Gazette as the largest securitised bond issuance in Europe since 2007 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Barclays on its sponsorship deal for London’s cycle hire scheme and cycle superhighways. Set to launch on 30 July, and supported by keen cyclist Boris Johnson, the cycle hire scheme is a public bicycle sharing scheme for short journeys in and around central London, and will be known […]

James Knox, one of the UK’s most highly regarded real estate lawyers, is to join the Real Estate practice at Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as a senior equity partner. James, who joins from Linklaters, has a wealth of multi-disciplinary experience within the real estate market, both nationally and internationally. He has been involved in a […]

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