Paul is a partner in our Corporate team based in the Leeds office and heads our Private Equity team in the UK. Paul trained with the firm, qualifying in 2005 and being appointed as a partner in 2013.
Paul’s particular expertise covers all types of corporate work, in particularly private equity and mainstream mergers and acquisitions (both locally and internationally). On the corporate side, Paul’s clients range from owner managers to PLCs and on the private equity side, Paul covers all aspects of such transactions ranging from advising management teams and/or the shareholders to advising the private equity house and/or the company.
Paul’s particular style is “client first” in all aspects and he displays huge commitment and drive to deliver for his clients. Clients told Chambers UK that Paul “is amazingly client-focused. He manages our expectations very carefully and is an excellent project manager.”
Throughout his career Paul has been fortunate enough to receive certain awards. He was named “Rising Star” at the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards in 2009 and was further recognised in both 2013 and 2015 as the Emerging Dealmaker at the Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards.