Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised new client Pacific Century Motors (PCM), on the international merger control aspects of its acquisition of steering systems manufacturer, Nexteer Automotive, from General Motors. This deal represents the single largest Chinese investment in the global automotive supplier industry and was hailed by the Wall Street Journal […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently advised Gateway Storage Company Limited on the sale of a 20 percent stake in the Gateway Gas Storage project to Oil & Gas facilities company Petrofac Energy Developments. This is a further significant deal where BLP has advised Gateway. When built, Gateway Storage will be one of the UK’s […]

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 […]

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