Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

In response to the Copyright Tribunal’s interim decision in the case of Meltwater Holding v. the Newspaper Licensing Agency, David Pugh, Managing Director of the Newspaper Licensing Agency, said: “We welcome today’s decision which follows two court cases confirming the legality of licensing.  We are pleased that the Copyright Tribunal has upheld the principle and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that Steve Clark, an expert in cross-border real estate finance is joining the firm as a partner. Steve is currently in the banking team at Dechert.  He qualified with Clifford Chance and spent eight years working within their Banking department before joining Addleshaws as a partner. He headed up […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale in relation to its £60m loan to a joint venture between Tishman Speyer and PSP Investments, one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers. The loan was used to finance the acquisition of Eland House, London, from Land Securities for around £170m. The building […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (17 January 2012) announced that it has hired partner Richard Todd, helping to further expand the firm’s established finance capabilities and its expertise in structured finance. Joining BLP from Lloyds Banking Group, Richard was a director in the Structured Capital Markets legal team, and prior to this spent four years […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised European venture capital firm Van den Ende & Deitmers on its backing of a US$25m Series A investment in Unruly Holdings Limited, the holding company of the Unruly Media Group, alongside co-investors Amadeus Capital Partners and Business Growth Fund. Unruly is a global technology platform for […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that it has hired banking specialist Derek Hrydziuszko to further bolster the firm’s finance offer. Previously at Allen and Overy, Derek has proven expertise in leveraged finance and investment grade transactions where he has acted for a number of UK and international banks and financial institutions leading on multi-jurisdictional […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (11 January 2012) announced that it has made a further hire to its Banking & Capital Markets (BCM) Group, with the appointment of structured finance specialist Prashanth Satyadeva , a partner in the securitisation team at Clifford Chance following the announcement of the hire of structured finance partner Simon Small. […]

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 today announced the appointment of corporate partner Ken Cheung to its Singapore office. Ken is currently a partner with Singapore-based law firm Watson, Farley and Williams LLP, where he is head of the firm’s corporate practice in Asia. He has more than 16 years experience working in […]

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