Paul is recognised as a leading corporate and M&A lawyer with in excess of 30 years’ experience both as external and in-house counsel. Paul specialises in corporate and commercial law and has a solid reputation with clients for his approachable manner and pragmatic approach.
Paul assists major Australian and multinational corporations with the full range of corporate and commercial legal needs including in respect to mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; corporate governance; commercial contracts; major projects and infrastructure; and equity capital raisings including IPOs on the ASX as well as secondary listings, placements, rights issues and security purchase plans.
Paul possesses specialist expertise in the property sector and regularly advises both listed and unlisted property fund managers and property developers including major Australian clients as well as foreign entities.
Paul also plays a lead role in our Aged Care and Retirement Living practice advising clients both within Australia and overseas.
Paul has a significant Major Projects and Infrastructure practice, including advising clients on PPP projects. He has significant experience in complex transactions and has developed project management techniques for use in time critical and complex transactions. He has advised on projects including those relating to transport infrastructure, energy and resources, sporting venues, and hospitals.
His publicly listed clients have included Stockland, ING Office Fund, ING Industrial Fund, Prime Media, Charter Hall, Centuria, Ingenia Communities, Lantern Hotels, and many foreign and local companies.