Paul is one of the founding partners of Wordley Partnership, having been a partner in a major international law firm where he was a member of the Management and Strategy Boards respectively.
Paul’s expertise is geared towards advisory, complex claims, dispute resolution and coverage issues in the international insurance and reinsurance markets, acting for policyholders, insurers, brokers, intermediaries and reinsurers.
His particular areas of expertise are in the oil, gas, mining, marine, construction and TMT sectors.
Paul has been involved in a number of high-profile international insurance and reinsurance claims in recent years and has also advised on a number of recent major oil, gas and mining claims. He also has significant mediation experience having represented clients in several successful multi-million-dollar mediations. Paul has also conducted numerous arbitrations before LMAA, ICC, SCC and LCIA.
He is recommended by expert legal directories as ‘exceptional’ and has become a thought leader in the natural resources insurance world.
Launched in early 2019, Wordley Partnership is a commercial law firm with particular expertise in all aspects of dispute resolution, commercial problem solving and insurance / reinsurance / coverage.
The Partners have many years of experience working on some of the largest and most complex disputes across the globe whilst at an international firm based in the City of London. With proven track records they have consolidated that expertise into their own firm.
They are often instructed to advise boards and directors of companies on legal liability, asset recovery and preservation as well as advising on strategies to resolve disputes and limit liability, whether that be working in the background or openly in arbitrations and litigation. Their expertise extends to prosecuting claims where required and they have a strong track record of success.
In addition to disputes, the firm has significant non-contentious experience in both corporate and commercial matters. The firm offers strong expertise and advice in relation to equity capital markets, M&A, early-stage and late-stage private equity and non-leveraged investments, corporate structures and restructuring, and arranging debt and quasi-debt facilities for businesses of all size. Key sectors include technology, mining, agriculture, financial services, energy and renewable energy