Paul Smith has experience in complex international disputes and regulatory matters, including litigation, arbitration, mediation and regulatory investigations, with a particular focus on the banking and financial services sector.

Paul also has significant experience of handling disputes in the energy and infrastructure sectors, as well as fraud investigations and asset tracing work, particularly in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

He has spent time on secondment at both investment and retail banks in the UK, and also spent 4 years working in Tokyo, advising large Japanese and other Asian companies in relation to their overseas interests.