Paul's practice is focused on the development and financing of international energy projects. He has worked extensively on international oil and gas projects, including the acquisition and disposal of oil and gas assets and companies owning those assets, cross-border oil and gas pipeline projects, and LNG and electric power projects in Europe, Asia, the FSU, and the Middle East. He has represented developers as well as multilateral lenders on international energy project financings.
Paul was one of the partners in charge of opening our Moscow office in 1991, and has spent substantial periods working in that office. He has represented major international clients, including multilateral lenders, in the development and financing of energy projects in Russia and other CIS countries. Paul was the head of our Beijing, China office during 1997-1999, and has broad experience on Chinese energy projects. Prior to Beijing, Paul was based for 18 years in Vinson & Elkins' London office, and was Managing Partner of that office for 14 years. He has also spent significant periods working in our Singapore office in recent years.