Paul is a Chartered Accountant, Licenced Insolvency Practitioner, and Restructuring Adviser with over 20 years of experience working alongside distressed businesses and financial stakeholders exposed to the causes and consequences of financial distress.

Paul leads our aviation and distressed real estate teams, acting for lenders, investors, and management teams, using a range of consensual restructuring, insolvency, and accelerated sale processes to retain value and maximize recoveries. A significant proportion of Paul’s work involves contentious, special situations, often with an international dimension.


  • Cash flow management 
  • Balance sheet restructuring 
  • Corporate simplification 
  • Turnaround and interim support 
  • Special situations 
  • Corporate insolvency 

Recent assignment highlights

  • Advised on the restructuring of a US$6bn turnover global commodity business headquartered in the UAE. The group had bilateral, syndicated and trade finance facilities involving over 40 European and Middle Eastern lenders.  
  • Restructuring advisor and Administrator of a £100m turnover international chemicals manufacturing and distribution group which continued to trade in Administration for 12 months whilst assets valued in excess of £20m were sold. Multiple secured lenders owed more than £11m recovered their positions in full. 
  • Company side adviser and Administrator, appointed to frustrate a hostile Receivership and deliver an enhanced outcome for a complex debt stack of secured creditors. Total secured debt £20m. Recoveries enhanced by c.30% compared to the estimated Receivership outcome.   
  • Buy side adviser to a purchasing consortium seeking to acquire the operational subsidiaries of a US$100m turnover global currency retail business.


  • Aviation 
  • Retail  
  • Care homes 
  • Real estate


Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - Fellow (ICAEW)

Association of Business Recovery Professionals, R3 - Member (MABRP)


Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI)

Joint Insolvency Examination Board (JIEB)

Association of Chartered Accountants - Fellow (FCA)