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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has boosted the capabilities of its funds team with the appointment of Justin Cornelius, who will join the Corporate practice as a partner in London. Justin, currently a partner at Nabarro, is a leading funds practitioner with more than 10 years’ experience. He specialises in investment funds and […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised longstanding client Playtech on its move from AIM to a Premium Main Market Listing, effective on Monday 2 July 2012. Playtech is the world’s largest publicly-traded online gaming software and services supplier and, boasting a market capitalisation of over £1bn, is expected shortly to be eligible […]

BLP has advised new client Intermediate Capital Group plc (ICG) and its affiliated funds on its secondary buy-out of leading convenience foods manufacturer Symington’s Limited, from Bridgepoint Capital and its management team. The transaction completed on Thursday 31 May 2012 and will enable Symington’s to fund further bolt-on acquisitions. The company is currently best-known for […]

Spin-out begins a new chapter in the evolution of LOD and reflects continuing change in the legal services market Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Lawyers On Demand (LOD) announced today that the LOD business will be transferred into a separate company on 1 June 2012, while maintaining close ties with BLP. BLP partners agreed to […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today the appointment of arbitration specialist Roman Khodykin. This partner hire will further strengthen the firm’s international arbitration practice, particularly those based or with business interests in Russia and the CIS. Roman’s appointment follows the hire of projects specialist Andrei Baev who joined BLP in 2011 thereby […]

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 […]

Janet Turner QC, one of the UK’s top charity lawyers, joins the Charities group within Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) within its growing Private Client practice in London in May. � Janet, a lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience, has been recruited as the firm’s Head of Charities from Taylor Vinters, where she was […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that it has recruited one of the most highly-rated and respected M&A lawyers in London, Alan Paul, to its Corporate practice. Alan has worked on some of the largest and highest profile UK, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions in the market, including some 150 UK public […]

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