Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that thirteen people have been promoted to its recently created position of Associate Director, bringing the total number to 25. The record number of promotions to the role, which includes three professional support lawyers (PSLs), reflects continuing growth in all key areas and the strength of the firm’s career […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised UKAEA Limited on the negotiation of interim nuclear decommissioning contracts with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), at the Dounreay and Harwell/Winfrith nuclear sites.  The NDA was set up by Government to take strategic responsibility for the UK’s civil nuclear legacy.  As part of that objective the NDA is opening up […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Patron Capital Partners (Patron), on its  acquisition of a 29% stake in Powerleague Group Plc (Powerleague), valuing the transaction at approximately £23m.  Powerleague, an AIM listed company, is the UK’s leading operator of 5-a-side football centres. Patron represents approximately €1.6bn of capital across several funds which invest in […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that five associates have been promoted to partnership in its London office, increasing the number of partners at the firm to 180. The promotions reflect continuing growth in all key areas and the strength of the firm’s career development approaches. The new partners include: Vanessa Barnett (Business and Technology […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised international consultancy, engineering and project management company, AMEC plc, on its acquisition of leading project services company Rider Hunt International Limited (RHI) for £25m.  RHI is an international provider of project services to the oil, gas, chemical, energy and process industries, with a professional staff of some 240 people […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) LLP has acted for Chantrey City Regeneration Fund on the acquisition of Brandon House, Borough High Street, London from AIB Investment Managers. Chantrey City Regeneration Fund is a joint venture between Chantrey Fund Management (a subsidiary of Australian listed property company Mirvac) and HSBC Specialist Investments Limited (“HSIL” is the dedicated […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) is advising Global Gaming Entertainment N.V. and Euro Gaming Ltd on the sale of Bingos.com, the award-winning European online bingo operator based in Majorca, to AIM quoted interactive company NetPlay plc for an aggregate consideration of £6.25m. The BLP team was led by Head of Corporate Finance, David Collins and […]

Vanessa Barnett, Internet & mobile lawyer with Berwin Leighton Paisner, and Justin Pearse, editor of New Media Age, are delighted by the response to their joint survey on issues facing the online content industry and have today submitted a response to the ongoing Commission consultation. Vanessa Barnett says “Justin and I are delighted by the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) recently advised Aldar Properties PJSC (Aldar), one of the biggest developers in the Middle East, on a deal with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) for the development of a 430-room Crowne Plaza hotel and a 165-suite Staybridge Suites property in Abu Dhabi. BLP has been appointed as exclusive advisers to Aldar […]

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