Paul Lewis has more than 20 years of experience advising private and public corporations, entrepreneurs including owner managed business across many business sectors including cellular telecommunications, technology, industrial manufacturing and services including transportation of which Paul has a very deep industry knowledge.

Paul is skilled in both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, bankruptcy, reconstructions and joint ventures.

Paul has extensive experience of advising in emerging markets, in particular in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.

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  • Advising CitySprint (UK) Limited, leading UK national courier company on the acquisition of numerous courier and logistics businesses and providing on-going advice to CitySprint on corporate and commercial matters.
  • Advising on the reorganization of a leading UK transport business.
  • Advising the shareholders on the sale to private equity of a national transport business.
  • Advising on the acquisition of a multi-national software development house to a major NASDAQ listed corporation.
  • Advising a leading UK private hire business in relation to numerous sales and purchases.
  • Advising the sellers of UK based bulk SMS business, Cardboard Fish to mBlox Inc.
  • Advising an NYSE quoted technology company in relation to the joint venture arrangements for an SMS and mobile telecommunication business.
  • Advising UK and international companies in relation to shareholder disputes across a range of business sectors including hospitality and technology.
  • Advising Cypriot based fund in relation to the acquisition of various Central and Eastern European distressed debt.
  • Advising a Central European real estate company in relation to the purchase of a Slovakian shopping mall.
  • Advising on a corporate joint venture between a UK distributor and leading Chinese manufacturer of LED lighting.
  • Advising a major engineering company in relation to the disposal of a division to a multi-jurisdictional engineering business.
  • Advising on the sale of a Central European based shipbuilding company.
  • Advising on the refinancing of a furniture retail chain based in the UK and Ireland.
  • Advising technology startup companies and investors in such businesses in the UK and overseas.


  • University of Hull, LL.B., honors, 1986


  • England and Wales, 1989


  • English
  • French
  • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2017 for Fintech
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