He successfully led disputes in Australia and New Zealand and multiple commercial disputes in South Africa, where he was managing partner of a law firm in Pretoria for over 14 years.
Paul is a pre-eminent insolvency lawyer, whose expertise includes advising liquidators, administrators, banks and creditors on receiverships, deeds of company arrangements, insolvent trading, voidable transactions, unfair preferences, proof of debt claims, as well as enforcing securities. He advises on all aspects of workouts, recovery and reconstructions including representing insolvency appointees and borrowers and restructuring of managed investment schemes.
He is renowned for identifying and offering cost-effective and commercially sound alternatives to litigation. Clients value Paul’s unique and unparalleled 'big picture' perspective, his strategic advice and his teams’ ability to manage the complexities of their disputes and deliver commercial outcomes.
Paul is recommended for Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific Legal 500 2018.