Title: Distributorship


Paul De Vince



Paul De Vince

Firm: Shoosmiths
Address:Witan Gate House
500-600 Witan Gate West
Milton Keynes MK9 1SH
Phone:+44 (0)118 965 8974
Fax:+44 (0)3700 86 8301
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Local Time:Fri. 11:11
Web site: Direct Page


Paul is a commercial lawyer specialising in the full range of commercial contracts and projects. He has particular expertise in supply chain management, logistics and business process outsourcing and his practice is dedicated to advising businesses on the planning and management of legal risk relating to their activities in sourcing, procurement, conversion and logistics. He advises both buyers and suppliers with particular focus on the FMCG, manufacturing, logistics and technology sectors.

Work highlights include advising:

  • businesses such as Mattel, IKEA, Primark, Associated British Foods, British American Tobacco, Henkel and Royal Doulton on major transport and warehousing projects;

  • British American Tobacco on numerous global transformational IT and BPO deals;

  • Alpha Flight on its contract to provide in flight catering to BA for flights out of Gatwick Airport;

  • Invensys plc on its metering contracts with SEEBOARD plc;

  • Amey on its pathfinder strategic partnering agreement with West Berkshire District Council.

Paul leads Shoosmiths’ commercial relationship with many of its main commercial clients including BAT, ABF, Primark, Mattel, Indesit, World Duty Free and British Gas.

Paul qualified in 1995 at Addleshaw Goddard, where he practised until joining Shoosmiths in 2006.


Areas of Practice


  • Commercial contracts




MA (Natural Sciences) - Cantab