- Queensland University of Technology, BA (European Studies)
- Queensland University of Technology, LLB (Hons)
- INSEAD Executive MBA (on the Dean’s List with Distinction)
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Paul Allen has over 20 years of international legal experience. He oversees a market-leading group of over 800 lawyers globally who are committed to supporting clients with their most important intellectual property, technology, data protection and commercial matters.
Paul focuses on providing clients with innovative legal solutions for complex, strategic and business-critical IT, outsourcing and digital transformation programs.
He has advised clients across a broad range of sectors, including aviation, telecoms, media, technology, financial services and government. He typically engages with clients at the outset of major procurement programs, helping clients to shape their overall legal strategy and achieve organizational objectives.
Passionate about digital evolution, Paul is also a leading member of DLA Piper’s Change Council, which is responsible for fostering radical change and innovation at the firm, building on recognition by the FT as one of the world’s top 10 law firms for innovation.
To further his commitment to providing clients with pragmatic and commercial legal advice, Paul completed his INSEAD Executive MBA (on the Dean’s List with Distinction). During his studies, he focused on the design and implementation of strategies and business models that use new and emerging technologies to provide a superior and sustainable competitive advantage.
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AI governance posing biggest challenge to AI deployment, reveals research report
13 September 2023 .4 minute read
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