Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (BLP) planning & environment team has been voted the highest rated law firm in the annual survey by Planning,  the leading journal for planning professionals.  The firm has occupied pole position in the survey – based on voting by leading planning and environment barristers and solicitors – every year since it was […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that six senior associates and one associate director (AD) have been promoted to partnership. Three senior associates and one knowledge development lawyer (KDL) have also been promoted to the position of associate director. The new partners are: Sunita Chawla (Real Estate) Scott Dickson (Finance – Projects) Vicky Fowler (AD) […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised the management team on the management buy-out (MBO) of hardware retailer Robert Dyas. The deal was completed today (8 April 2009) and has been fully supported by the company’s banks, Lloyds Banking Group plc and Allied Irish Banks plc, and is expected to safeguard the future of 1,200 jobs and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for MDY Healthcare plc, the strategic investor in healthcare companies, on its acquisition from 3i Group plc of stakes in UK listed ProStrakan Group plc and SWX listed Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG. ProStrakan is a rapidly growing specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) is advising Pilat Media Global plc (“Pilat”) on its £16.3m merger with SintecMedia Ltd (“Sintec”), which was announced recently. Pilat develops, markets and supports software systems for over fifty blue chip media clients around the world and is headquartered in the United Kingdom with subsidiary operations in the US, Australia, […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Atletico Nordic B.V. and Expekt.com Company Ltd on the sale of the business and related assets of Expekt.com, a major European online sports-betting and gaming operator.  Expekt was founded in 1999 and generates revenue from over 20 countries, with particular strengths in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.  The purchaser of […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that, as of today (2 March 2009), its new office in Abu Dhabi is open for business.  Partner John Sipling, an expert in the hotel and hospitality sector, heads the office and will be assisted by a team of four associates. BLP already has a number of existing clients […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), together with Goltsblat BLP, are pleased to announce that Ian Ivory, a Corporate Finance partner in its London office, will be joining the firm’s new Russian office, Goltsblat BLP. Ian will add English law capabilities to the strong Russian legal team, which, as well as Andrey Goltsblat, includes highly ranked corporate […]

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