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Paul co-heads Brodies’ business ethics team. The team is rated Tier One in Scotland by Legal 500 UK, who report that Paul is ‘very open and honest, and provides clear and succinct advice'.

Paul advises innovative clients who operate in highly regulated sectors. His sector experience means that he can advise clients on how best to achieve compliance within their sector. He has particular experience in advising international clients on how to comply with regulatory regimes in Scotland.

He regularly carries out internal investigations for clients to help identify and remedy regulatory breaches at an early stage. He is experienced in providing emergency "dawn raid" support to clients. He aims to find solutions which minimise the impact on business operations.

Paul also represents organisations and individuals in regulatory prosecutions. This courtroom experience means that he can help clients understand how to achieve compliance, protect against the risk of prosecution, and protect hard won reputations.

Paul's areas of specialism are:

  • Business Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Environment, Pollution and Waste
  • Food and Drink
  • Healthcare and Medical Devices
  • Oil and Gas
  • Product Liability and Trading Standards

Sources say "He tries to understand the precise needs of the client and looks for practical solutions"

Chambers & Partners 2016