Paul Westover is a counsel in Tilleke & Gibbins’ corporate and commercial department in Bangkok and a seasoned expert in helping companies in various countries navigate complex legal issues. Paul started his career with a magic circle firm in London and has over 30 years’ experience of working in Asia with leading law firms, having been admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales since 1987 and in Hong Kong since 1991.
His particular focus is on mergers and acquisitions—specifically cross-border—and related due diligence, as well as private equity and inward investment into Asia. Paul’s experience encompasses advising on complex M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate and debt restructurings, corporate finance matters, outsourcing, and other high-value commercial agreements, as well as the establishment of offshore funds, across the Asia region. He has worked on transactions in a range of industries, including manufacturing, supply chain operations, corporate services, laboratory testing services, real property, technology, sports, and entertainment.
As part of Paul’s broad corporate and commercial practice, he is also frequently called upon to provide board-level advice on matters of corporate governance and corporate compliance.
Paul regularly speaks at conferences on a variety of topics and has lectured on company law at the University of Hong Kong. He is a member of the International Bar Association.
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