Paul is a partner in the Corporate team and advises strategic corporates, VC and PE funds, investors and founders on M&A processes in the technology and life sciences sectors.
Paul has extensive experience across a broad range of transactions, providing commercial advice informed by over 10 years of M&A advisory experience. Recent work includes advising Zound Industries on its acquisition of Marshall Amplification, Eurofins Scientific on the sale of its sale of its Digital Testing business, and Cognism on its acquisition of the sales prospecting provider, Kaspr. Paul has also advised a large number of FTSE 350, NYSE and NASDAQ clients on transformational M&A activity, including Ultra Electronics in relation to its acquisition by Cobham, OneSavings Bank in relation to its acquisition of Charter Court, and Shire Pharmaceuticals in relation to its acquisition by Takeda.
Paul's practice covers transactions in the fintech, gaming, pharma, retail and industrial sectors, as well as in relation to cross-sectoral disruptive technologies (including AI and blockchain).
Recent transactions include advising:
*Matter handled prior to joining Taylor Wessing.
|Since 2023||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2022 - 2023||Senior Counsel, Taylor Wessing|
|2014 - 2022||Associate, Slaughter and May|
|2013 - 2014||Seconded Trainee Solicitor, Hengeler Mueller, Munich|
|2012 - 2014||Trainee Solicitor, Slaughter and May|
|2014||Admitted as a Solicitor, England and Wales|
|2012||Legal Practice Course (Distinction), BPP London|
|2010||Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), College of Law, Chester|
|2009||History (BA Hons), St. John's College, Durham University|
Advising on RSM UK's strategic investment in RSM Ireland