Managing Partner, Hong Kong
T +852 3995 5701
Year of joining Mourant Ozannes:
Banking & Finance, Corporate, Funds, Financial Services
& Regulatory, Insolvency & Restructuring, International
Trusts & Private Client
Paul specialises in corporate, banking and
finance work. He regularly advises on the
establishment and structuring (as well as restructuring)
of offshore investment funds. He has an
established trust practice and acts for a number of leading trust
institutions. Professional Qualifications:
Paul qualified as a Solicitor (England) in 1999 (currently
non-practising), an Advocate (Guernsey) in 2003 and is admitted as
a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
Establishment of HarbourVest Senior Loans Europe Limited, IPO
on the Official List of the LSE.
Advice to London & Stamford Property Limited on its
arrangements to move from AIM to the official list of the LSE and
conversion to UK REIT status.
Various work in relation to the restructure of investments and
What the directories say:
Paul Christopher is listed as an International Leading
Lawyer in the Citywealth Leading Lawyers List 2013.
" Paul Christopher not
only has years of offshore legal experience to offer to clients,
but also in-depth knowledge about the local and regional business
communities," Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2012.
"Paul Christopher is 'pragmatic and expert,' according to
clients," Chambers UK, 2012.
"Paul Christopher 'has a rare combination of technical ability
and pragmatism, which is sometimes hard to find in the corporate
world,' say clients," Chambers Europe, 2012.
Paul is "always on my shortlist for external legal advice,"
Citywealth Leading Lawyers List, 2012.
"Clients appreciate that Paul Christopher 'can quickly deliver
strong commercial advice.' He counsels clients on corporate,
investment fund and finance matters and has recently acted for
London & Stamford Property in a number of notable mandates,"
Chambers Global, 2011.
Paul "has a rare combination of technical ability and
pragmatism, which is sometimes hard to find in the corporate
world," Chambers UK, 2011.
A "very knowledgeable commercial operator," Legal 500,
"When we have a difficult situation we tend to use Paul." "He's
a very capable lawyer. What we need in situations at times is a guy
with a certain degree of imagination and he's got that, he's very
responsive," IFLR 1000, 2011.