Paul is a member of our antitrust, competition and trade practice in London and is currently on secondment to our Hong Kong office.
Paul helps global corporate clients and financial investors navigate the antitrust and regulatory aspects of cross-border M&A deals, including merger control and foreign investment filings. He also regularly advises on antitrust investigations, compliance programmes and general competition law issues.
He has experience across a range of industries, with a particular focus on the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), financial services and private equity sectors.
Paul has spent several months on secondment to the in-house competition law team of a large banking and financial services organisation.
Advising London Stock Exchange Group on the global merger control aspects of its proposed $27bn acquisition of Refinitiv.
Advising Comcast Corporation on the global merger control and public interest aspects of its $65bn bid for the global assets of 21st Century Fox.
Advising a consortium comprising ANTA, FountainVest, Chip Wilson and Tencent on the merger control and foreign investment review aspects of the €4.6bn acquisition of Amer Sports, a sporting goods company with internationally-recognised brands including Salomon, Arc’teryx, Atomic, Suunto and Wilson.
Advising JT Group on the merger control aspects of its acquisition of the tobacco business of Akij Group, in what constitutes the single largest foreign direct investment in Bangladesh's private sector to date.
Acting for Permira funds on the merger control aspects of their acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in Grobest, one of the largest independent producers of aquatic feed in Asia.
Advising CVC Capital Partners and Formula One Group on the merger control and competition aspects of the sale of Formula One Group to Liberty Media Corporation.
Advising a global bank in relation to the worldwide investigations into foreign exchange markets.