Was: Berwin Leighton Paisner

GC Strategy Summit 2018

GC2B: Managing external and internal legal teams in a global world

At The Lawyer‘s recent General Counsel Strategy Summit, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLCP) hosted a round table on the topic ‘managing external and internal legal teams in a global world’, talking about the shaping of legal resources to business objectives, structures and diversity. BCLP partners Jonathan Morris & Rémy Blain led nine senior in-house lawyers […]

House of Fraser

BCLP enters fray as House of Fraser deal faces opposition

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has joined the suite of firms advising on House of Fraser’s rescue bid, as the retailer closes in on launching a company voluntary agreement (CVA). BCLP is understood to be advising a group of landlords who are gearing up to oppose the proposed CVA. House of Fraser last week confirmed it […]


BCLP parts ways with LOD business in private equity sale

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has sold its majority stake in flexible lawyering service Lawyers On Demand (LOD) to private equity house Bowmark Capital. LOD chief executive officer Tom Hartley and co-founder and managing director Simon Harper hope this will provide a spring board for further global expansion. The deal is thought to have been […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

After years of searching, UK law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner finally secured a US merger in April 2018, joining with St Louis-headquartered Bryan Cave. Berwin Leighton Paisner emerged out of three firms: Berwin & Co (founded by City legend Stanley Berwin), Leighton & Co and Paisner & Co, and gained a reputation as one of […]

Hong Kong

Addleshaws poaches BLP Asia head for growth spurt

Addleshaw Goddard has brought in veteran Asia head Bob Charlton in from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) to head up its Asia Pacific presence. Charlton will join Addleshaws after heading up BCLP’s Asia presence since 2014. Bryan Cave merged with Berwin Leighton Paisner in February this year to form BCLP. This new appointment will mean […]

BCLP’s Mayhew and Pritchard: Why we’re anti-verein

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP), the firm created by the merger of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and US firm Bryan Cave, has now gone live, adding one more transatlantic player to the growing ranks of the global mid-tier. Is anyone likely to notice?

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