Paul is a financial services regulatory specialist with over 15 years’ experience.  He has a wealth of experience, both in private practice and in-house. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, he worked as a regulator at the Financial Services Authority and one of its predecessors, the Personal Investment Authority.  Since qualifying as a solicitor, Paul has focused on financial services regulatory work at a number of prominent law firms.  He has also worked in-house in a compliance role at an investment bank and in the legal team of global bank’s wealth management arm.

  • Advising the UK subsidiary of a US Treasuries trading platform about UK regulatory requirements and content of its terms of business.
  • Advising a global provider of the banking and payments technologies about the impact of the Payment Services Regulations on the company’s business.
  • Advising a UK platform and advisory services firm about the regulatory implications of its business acquisition programme.

Previous Law Firms

  • Ford & Warren
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Rosenblatt Solicitors
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Shoosmiths


Previous Businesses

  • Financial Services Authority/Personal Investment Authority
  • Standard Bank
  • Barclays Bank



  • Leicester University (1994 LLB)
  • Universita degli Studi di Modena (Erasmus programme 1993)
  • College of Law, Chester (1995 LPC)

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