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Paul White

Paul White



  • Capital Markets - Equity
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance

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Paul is a specialist in corporate and commercial law including equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and corporate finance. He also regularly advises Boards on corporate governance and compliance issues. In addition to being a Partner in the Corporate practice, Paul served as Chairman of A&L Goodbody from 2010 until 2016; was Head of the Corporate practice between 2004 and 2010 and managed the London office from 1999 to 2004. He also carries management responsibility for a number of the Firm's key relationships.

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Ireland
Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
Solicitor, Northern Ireland


Blackrock College, Dublin 1972 -1983
University College Dublin 1983 - 1986
Incorporated Law Society of Ireland/A & L Goodbody 1987 -1990
Admitted as a Solicitor 1990
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets - Equity | Commercial Contracts | Corporate and M&A | Corporate Governance & Compliance | Energy & Natural Resources | Finance | Financial Regulation | FinTech | Hospitals & Healthcare | Private Equity & Venture Capital

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Graduated from University College Dublin with BCL in 1987 and became admitted as a solicitor in Ireland in 1990 practising as a corporate lawyer in the Firms Dublin office.

Spend almost a year with affiliated firm in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1995/6.
1999 to date based in London heading up the firm's office there and practising Irish law there. In addition to his work as a corporate finance lawyer, Paul also heads up the Firms media and entertainment practice.

Paul is a former Vice-Chair of the Corporate and M&A Law Committee of the International Bar Association and a representative member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association


Regularly give lectures and presentations on Irish corporate legal issues and on film financing in Ireland.

Paul has written articles and contributed to international publications on Corporate Governance, Corporate Law in Ireland and Mergers and Acquisitions. He is also a regular speaker on those topics.


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