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Paul Randall


Paul Randall

Paul Randall heads our Employee Share Incentives practice.  He brings nearly 30 years of City experience.  Over this time, he has advised numerous UK and overseas companies, listed and unlisted, on the corporate, tax and regulatory aspects of the design, implementation and operation of domestic and multi-national employee share plans, employee benefit trusts and executive remuneration.  He has also advised in the context of many corporate transactions, including IPOs, takeovers, reverse takeovers, buyouts and general M&A.

Paul is chairman of the Corporate and Regulatory Committee of the Share Plan Lawyers Organisation and a member of the editorial board of Executive Compensation Briefing.

Sources stress his skill in managing and creating executive remuneration schemes, and his excellent technical knowledge.

Chambers UK 2016

Representative experience

Advising Time Out Group on their IPO

Advising Virgin Media on their merger with Liberty Global

Advising SABMiller on their merger with ABInBev

Advising SoftCat on their IPO

Advising Cambian Group on their IPO

Advising Domino Printing Sciences on their acquisition by Brother Industries

Advising Atlantis Resources on their IPO

Advising Xchanging on multiple hostile bids

Advising Vectura on their acquisition of Skypharma

Advising Markit on their IPO

Advising Aveva on their proposed reverse takeover by Schneider Electric

Advising Merlin Entertainment on their IPO

Education and admissions


  • King's College London
  • College of Law


  • City of London Lawyers
  • ESOP Centre
  • Global Equity Organisation
  • ifsProshare
  • Law Society
  • Share Plan Lawyers


Employee Share Schemes & Incentives, Band 2

Chambers UK

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