Paul is consistently ranked as one of Australia’s leading corporate finance lawyers in Chambers Global, recognising him for “consistently providing impressive and commercial advice” with sources commenting that “he has seen a lot of deals, and has an intelligent and strong business sense. He definitely adds value”. Paul is also recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 for ‘Banking & Finance’ and was most recently listed in the Australian edition of Best Lawyers International for structured finance.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Science and LLB (Hons) from Monash University and an LLM from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Commonwealth Cambridge Trust Scholar. Prior to joining Arnold Bloch Leibler, Paul lived and worked in Israel for a number of years where he was a partner at one of Israel’s premier law firms, Herzog Fox & Neeman. Paul was recently appointed as Chairman of Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) in New South Wales.
Paul’s practice focuses on the following areas:
- structuring property investments and joint ventures;
- acting on property and general corporate debt financings, including senior and mezzanine financings;
- M&A involving private companies;
- restructuring and work outs; and
- generally advising high net worth client and family groups.
Directorships & memberships
Paul is the Chairman of Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) in New South Wales.