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BCLP and Burges Salmon lead as CMA takes new Canary Wharf home

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) and Burges Salmon have advised on the Competition & Markets Authority’s (CMA) move to a new home in Canary Wharf. The UK Government agency is leasing new premises at 25 Cabot Square from property company Hines. BCLP advised international property company Hines, with a team led by partner Emma Le Wita. She […]


Trio of firms lead on latest Wembley development

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang and Womble Bond Dickinson are acting on a joint venture between Boxpark and Quintain to create a sprawling 50,000sq ft food, beverage and events complex in Wembley Park. CMS advised property investment and development company Quintain, led by real estate partner Marie Scott and associate Richard Cameron. Quintain is leading the Wembley […]

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BCLP builds on Crown Estate win with new City development

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) is advising the Crown Estate on a sprawling mixed-use development in the heart of St James, nine months after it was appointed as the prodigious property company’s sole adviser. Head of non-contentious construction Mark Hanson is leading in the construction of The Marq, a 46,000sq ft development, looming behind Fortnum & […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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