Paula heads up our large UK commercial team which includes five sub-teams: competition, commercial contracts, data and privacy, intellectual property and technology. 

Paula specialises in commercial contract law and outsourcing and has extensive experience of advising on and negotiating complex contractual arrangements for clients in various sectors, including financial institutions and retail.  She has in-depth expertise in all aspects of outsourcing (including business process outsourcing), as well as concession, sponsorship, advertising, distribution, agency and franchising arrangements.

Paula prides herself on building strong relationships with clients and developing a deep understanding of their strategy, business and key issues so that she can truly act as an extension of the in house team. Paula also has strong project management skills with extensive experience of leading and project managing large cross office, multidisciplinary teams in the delivery of major projects.

Clients describe Paula's advice as "always commercial and relevant" and compliment Paula on her "professionalism, reliability, courtesy and project management skills" and describe her "unflappable manner" as a "great asset".