He has particular expertise and experience with 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 regimes.
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 shipping 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 infrastructure, terminal management, marine service and logistics contracts that have been entered into in Australia in recent years.
Paul has been voted by his peers as:
- Best Lawyers in Australia – Commercial (2014 – 2019); Corporate Law (2016-2019); Transportation (2017-2019)
- Best Lawyers in Australia – Transportation Lawyer of the Year (Perth), 2019
- Asia Pacific Legal 500 – Ranked as one of Australia’s leading transport industry lawyers (2006-2017)