Paul Allen has over 14 years of international legal experience in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors. Paul focusses on non-contentious, IT & telecoms projects, with particular experience in the delivery of large-scale outsourcings, managed services and network related transactions.

Paul has developed an award-winning team in the Middle East. The team's legal knowledge covers the breadth of the TMT sectors, as well as boasting tri-lingual capabilities (Arabic / English / French).

Coordinating and project managing large teams is integral to Paul's role, in addition to delivering top quality legal services in large-scale outsourcing and IT & Telecoms projects.

Paul also advises clients on general IT, intellectual property, data protection and corporate matters. In this regard, Paul regularly advises international clients on their market strategies in the Middle East, and coordinates the provision of a broad range of corporate, commercial and dispute resolution related advice and support for those clients. He has assisted software developers with development, distribution and reseller agreements, undertaken major intellectual property assignments for innovation incubators, including an intellectual consultancy for a research-based university, and advised on an AU$ 200 million corporate takeover.