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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed private client expert Simon Michaels as a partner within its Singapore office. He will head up a new practice supporting and developing private clients based in South East Asia or investing in the region. The news follows a recent announcement that the office will double in […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that Simon Allan is relocating to Moscow to boost the Banking and Finance practice at BLP’s growing Moscow office, Goltsblat BLP and to further develop the international capabilities of Goltsblat BLP. Further enhancement of the Moscow Banking and Finance team is in a response to the increased client demand […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed another partner to its leading employment  team. Employment expert, Marian Bloodworth, will join as a partner on 7 December 2010. Marian previously worked at Hogan Lovells where she advised clients on both contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law including working on multi million pound claims in […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Peel Media on a new ten-year agreement with the BBC to deliver production and technical services at MediaCityUK when the broadcaster opens its new northern headquarters at Salford Quays next year. The firm also advised on a joint venture between Peel Media and Satellite Information Services (SIS). The Peel and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed structured finance lawyer Lucy Oddy as a partner within its London team. Lucy will join BLP from the Clifford Chance. She has a broad range of experience of working on UK and pan-European structured finance transactions, including securitisations and covered bonds, with a focus on residential and commercial mortgage […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised listed Indian gearbox manufacturer Elecon Engineering Company (Elecon) on the English law aspects of its £18.4m acquisition of the Benzler-Radicon group of businesses from David Brown Gear Systems (David Brown).  BLP worked in conjunction with the leading Indian law firm Desai & Diwanji. This acquisition will see […]

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 […]

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