Paul is a highly-regarded Corporate Partner who represents clients throughout the UK and internationally.

Paul was a partner at Eversheds leading its corporate team for over 15 years, before joining Acuity Law in 2013.

Paul has an extensive track record as lead adviser on high value corporate and commercial transactions and currently represents clients including Cardiff International Airport, Scansource Inc, Alamo Group Europe, Aqualisa Showers, Peter’s Food Services, Harris Pye and Notemachine.

Paul is qualified in England and Wales as well as Hong Kong and worked for Reed Smith, Hong Kong for four years.

  • Corporate deals and transactions – mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Private equity and development finance
  • Commercial projects and contracts
  • Banking and finance structures, including complex and structured arrangements
  • Restructuring and distressed situations
  • Advising on the sale to Vertu PLC, a leading AIM listed motor franchise operating from over 100 sites, of a leading on-line vehicle sales company, Vans Direct
  • Advising on the sale of Harris Pye Engineering to a Singapore based investment fund owned by US investment giant KKR
  • Advising Graig Shipping on the sale of Graig Ship Management to V.Group, part of Advent International, a marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, to strengthen its dry bulk capability in China and Western Europe.
  • Advising on the sale of an international ship management business to V Group, part of Advent International
  • Advising the shareholders of ACT on its sale to Cardiff & Vale College
  • Advising on the establishment and funding of various successful start-up businesses such as Pill Time, Lightfield London, Bond Digital Health and Phytoponics
  • Advised Tri-Wall Europe, a market-leading European packaging company, on its purchase of Welsh Boxes and the Rosewood Group, the company’s first acquisitions in the UK
  • Advising the shareholders of Heathpak, a Welsh-based packaging manufacturer, on the sale of the entire issued share capital to Solidus UK Solutions Ltd
  • Advised on the management buy-out of Award-Winning Online Learning Platform Learna Limited


  • Paul is listed in The Legal 500’s Hall of Fame.

  • Paul is ranked Band 3 by Chambers & Partners.

  • The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.

  • The Corporate Team is ranked Band 1 in Chambers & Partners.

  • Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
    Wales Legal Awards 2020

Words from our clients

  • “He is an expert in his field.”

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