Paul is a highly regarded English qualified dispute resolution lawyer. His expertise is in advising on litigation, arbitration and mediation. Paul also provides strategic consulting to his client network of companies, funds, ultra high net worth families, family offices and trust companies.
His clients describe Paul as “commercially minded and results-oriented”, “hugely talented” and “a tough operator” who “thinks outside the box”. Peers commend him as having “one of the best legal minds in his field” and “a great business brain” also considering him to be “absolutely brilliant” and “a great tactician.”
Paul has three decades of experience at the highest levels leading complex international cross-border investment disputes, acting both for and against the largest global banks, sovereign wealth funds, corporates, trust companies and ultra high net worth families and assisting with complex hostile negotiations. Paul began his career at Clifford Chance before becoming a partner for many years first at Baker McKenzie and then at Clyde & Co. Widely acknowledged and respected for his skilled use of strategy and tactics, he specialises in advising on cross-border litigation, international arbitration, banking and finance disputes and major fraud claims. He has been involved in complex and groundbreaking claims before the English courts, arbitral tribunals as well as in tribunals in Europe, the USA, India, offshore jurisdictions and in the Middle East. Paul is pragmatic and commercial and always focused on finding innovative solutions to best meet his clients objectives. He is also highly responsive and unflinchingly loyal to his international client base He operates from Israel as a consultant with the status of partner to boutique London based law firm, W Legal, allowing Paul the ability both to call on the resources of a much larger team where required or simply provide the highest partner level advice, including to assist other professional advisors and law firms in advising their own clients.
He is equally at home helping parties resolve family and company disputes in a cost effective and commercially sensible manner, whether in his role as a legal advisor to one of the parties or in the capacity of mediator for both parties.
Paul is qualified as a Solicitor, England & Wales and as a Solicitor Advocate, Higher Courts (Civil Proceedings).
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