Press Releases / Real Estate

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today announced the appointment of hotels and leisure sector specialist, Karen Friebe, as a Partner in the Firm’s global Real Estate practice. Previously a Real Estate Partner at DLA Piper in London, Karen specialises in the acquisition, development and disposal of property in the hotel and leisure sectors […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Resolution Property on the sale of West End premises to Hong Kong-based investor, Peterson Group. The 80,000 sq ft property at 111-125 Oxford Street and 180 Wardour Street is Peterson Group’s first UK investment, having previously made acquisitions in the Far East and Canada.  The site acquired […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised *Oriana Limited Partnership (Oriana), on a new £195m loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and ING Real Estate Finance (UK) B.V. The loan is secured by properties at the eastern end of Oxford Street and is being used to refinance existing […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), acted for a joint venture between Development Securities Plc and The Pears Group on its £103m acquisition from NAMA of a portfolio of loans secured against 39 development and investment properties known as the “Chrome portfolio”. The Chrome portfolio consists of a mix of commercial and residential properties in […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Palmer Capital on its acquisition of Invista Real Estate Investment Management Holdings PLC, the AIM-listed real estate investment manager, for approximately £40 million. The transaction, which completed on 10 August, was effected through a scheme of arrangement approved by the High Court. The successful completion of the transaction […]

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 […]

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