Paul is an Eversheds partner, an elected member of the firm’s Board of Directors, and chairs its Regulatory practice. An environmental lawyer and litigator, he defends many multinationals regarding criminal investigations in the UK, Europe and North America. Paul is also a recognized expert on global law firm partnering and convergence. He is part of the Eversheds team on the Tyco convergence project in Europe, Middle East and Africa, where Tyco consolidated its hundreds of law firms across 37 jurisdictions to one: Eversheds. In 2008, Legal Business honored Paul Smith as ‘Lawyer of the Year’, one of the most prestigious awards in the UK, for his contributions to global client relationship management.
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