Paul is a specialist in corporate and commercial law including equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and corporate finance. He also regularly advises Boards on corporate governance and compliance issues. In addition to being a Partner in the Corporate practice, Paul served as Chairman of A&L Goodbody from 2010 until 2016; was Head of the Corporate practice between 2004 and 2010 and managed the London office from 1999 to 2004. He also carries management responsibility for a number of the Firm's key relationships.
"Understands the commercial issues and he is thoughtful, reflective and calm." (Chambers Global 2019)
"Exceptional lawyer with great commercial and legal abilities...his knowledge of technical and commercial realities is very strong." (Chambers Global 2018)
"A very experienced lawyer. He displays very sound judgment and commercial understanding.” (IFLR1000 2018)
"Top-class for capital markets...very accomplished, very articulate: good commercially and technically. Very calming, competent, a good communicator, efficient and proactive." (Chambers Global 2017)
Paul has written articles and contributed to international publications on Corporate Governance, Corporate Law in Ireland and Mergers and Acquisitions. He is also a regular speaker on those topics. Paul is a former Vice-Chair of the Corporate and M&A Law Committee of the International Bar Association and a representative member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.