After training at Brodies LLP in Edinburgh, Paul moved to Carey Olsen in Jersey where he advised on a variety of corporate, corporate finance and commercial matters, including private equity investments, real estate transactions, MBOs, private M&A and FTSE, AIM and TISE listings.


Before joining the Transactional Liability team at Optio, Paul served as senior associate at global law firm DLA Piper, where he advised primarily on buy-side strategic acquisitions and PE-backed investments across a range of sectors in the UK, US, Middle East and Nordic regions.