Paul is a partner in Hogan Lovells' top ranked UK commercial law practice. With over 18 years' experience across a variety of industries he advises clients both domestically and internationally on the matters that are important to delivering products and services to their customers. Paul assists clients in growing their business by advising on how best to take products into new territories, establishing new routes to market, utilizing advances in technology to give a commercial edge or building long term strategic relationships with key partners. Clients looking to better manage their costs turn to Paul for assistance in implementing strategic changes to the way they operate, improving the effectiveness of their supply chain and logistics, adapting their processes to address changes in regulation or market practice, or to source more efficiently and cost effectively from around the globe. Successfully achieving these outcomes requires the appropriate legal structures, pragmatic legal advice and commercial contracts that Paul provides to his clients. His experience working with a variety of industries ranging from automotive, energy, aerospace, media, retail and technology, means he provides cross-industry insight on alternative legal solutions that meet his clients' needs.
In addition to his commercial work, Paul also supports local communities by regularly participating in pro-bono workshops assisting social entrepreneurs to navigate the pitfalls of bringing their ideas to life and is a trusted legal adviser to the charity, Mayor's Fund for London, which works to assist young Londoners from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their potential.
"He is the lawyer you would want to have sitting next to you at the negotiating table, and he goes the extra mile on client service and support."
"very effective negotiator"
Advised an energy generation company on port and rail freight arrangements for transportation of fuel stock to its UK power station.
Advised a leading outdoor advertising company on its sales policy and regulatory compliance issues and a major advertising concession agreement in London.
Advised an international consumer business on its European media buying arrangements.
Advised various technology providers and electronics manufacturers on UK/EU export control issues.
Advised Waitrose on the outsourcing and contract management of its regional distribution centres and its logistic arrangements for delivery to its stores.
A well-known UK designer on joint venture arrangements with a leading fashion house including intra-group distribution arrangements.
Advised a major automobile manufacturer on its commercial contracts including supply, manufacturing and dealer arrangements.
Commercial Contracts: Firm (Band 1) Ranked Individual (Band 2)
BTI Client Service All Stars
Commercial Contracts (Band 2)