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Paul has wide experience in representing corporate and individual clients in relation to commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and equity fund raising. He acts for clients from a wide range of business sectors, but with a focus on the technology and cleantech sectors.
Paul has advised a large number of overseas companies on their European investment strategies, whether through acquisition, joint venture or greenfield set-up. He also advises investment funds, companies and management teams in relation to funding and other corporate transactions.
Paul is co-author of 'Investors’ Guide to the UK' (2nd edition 2005) published by Kogan Page.
- Maidstone Grammar School
- Manchester University
Paul trained at Pannone in Manchester. After qualifying as a solicitor in 1986, he joined Taylor Wessing (then Taylor Garrett) and for the next 25 years, as an associate and then partner, was a key member of the team which grew the firm’s corporate, international and technology practices. Looking for a new challenge and the opportunity again to contribute to a similar successful growth story, Paul joined Goodman Derrick in 2011.
Paul has also during his career spent periods on secondment with Bank of America and COFRA London Limited.
- Putney Lawn Tennis Club
- Bank of England Sports Club
Out of the office
Paul enjoys skiing and everything alpine and tennis, both playing and as a “tennis parent”.