Paul has over 25 years' experience as a lawyer including five years working in the European Commission in Brussels and eight years as the senior EU Legal Adviser in the UK Parliament. His professional background makes him uniquely placed to navigate clients through the complexities of Brexit.

He remains a door tenant at the specialist EU and administrative law barristers' chambers in London, Francis Taylor Building, where he last practiced.

Paul joined DLA Piper in April 2017, where, working with our sector specialists, he advises businesses, public sector organisations and States on the implications of Brexit, and how best to manage them.

Paul Hardy is DLA Piper's UK Brexit Director. He works in the Litigation and Regulatory group, complementing its existing Government Affairs, Trade and Regulatory capabilities.