Paul is a highly experienced and respected practitioner specialising in contract, property, infrastructure, maritime, regulatory, commercial transaction and competition law. He has a distinguished long standing career spanning over 25 years, with a Big 4 national law firm

He has particular expertise and experience on ports and harbours, maritime and sea ventures, shipping, onshore and offshore logistics, road and rail operations, maritime and transport industry infrastructure projects, dredging, pipelines, stevedoring, towage, pilotage, bulk handling, warehousing, supply bases, fuel supply and storage, tariff structuring, capital and cost recovery models, price review mechanisms and performance bonus and liability schemes.

Paul also has extensive experience with vessel construction, complex leasing, licencing and property development projects as well as transport industry asset sales, acquisitions, due diligence and statutory interpretation. He brings a wealth of knowledge to his role, having handled over 2000 port, rail, logistics and shopping related matters covering a wide range of corporate, commercial, regulatory and operational issues across all States of Australia. His experience includes structuring, negotiating and advising on some of the largest port management, marine service, rail service and logistics contracts that have been entered into in Australia in recent years.

– Best Lawyers in Australia – Commercial (2014 – 2018); Corporate Law (2016 – 2018; Transportation (2017 – 2018)

– Asia Pacific Legal 500 – Ranked as one of Australia’s leading transport industry lawyers (2006 – 2017)