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Paul Randall heads our Employee Share Incentives practice. He brings nearly 30 years of City experience. Over this time, he has advised numerous UK and overseas companies, listed and unlisted, on the corporate, tax and regulatory aspects of the design, implementation and operation of domestic and multi-national employee share plans, employee benefit trusts and executive remuneration. He has also advised in the context of many corporate transactions, including IPOs, takeovers, reverse takeovers, buyouts and general M&A.

London: Human resources

Employee share schemes

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Randall - Hogan Lovells International LLP

Within: Employee share schemes

Hogan Lovells International LLP's team is 'easy to work with, highly responsive and good under pressure'. 'Absolutely superb' department head Paul Randall advised Paysafe Group on the share scheme elements of its takeover by a consortium led by CVC and Blackstone, acted for Sepura on the incentive aspects of its takeover by Hytera and assisted Lloyds Banking Group and Scottish Widows with the share components of the acquisition of Zurich's UK workplace pensions and savings business. Counsel Kiran Khetia advised Trinity Mirror on the renewal of its restricted share plan. Counsel Tamsin Nicholds handles corporate governance issues. Axa, Coca Cola, 21st Century Fox and Shaftesbury are also clients.

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London: Risk advisory

Corporate governance

Within: Corporate governance

Hogan Lovells International LLP's team garners praise from clients for its 'excellent industry knowledge, appropriateness of advice and response times'. The group assists private and publicly listed companies with a wide range of matters, such as the design and operation of corporate governance policies and procedures, executive remuneration, AGM issues, reviews of annual reports and directors' duties.¬†Consultant Richard Ufland, Paul Randall, counsel¬†Tamsin Nicholds¬†and counsel Philip Corserhave¬†advised longstanding client MP Evans Plc on matters such as compliance with the Disclosure of Transparency Rules, market abuse, constitutional matters (including reviews of constitutional documents) and share option scheme arrangements. On the contentious side,¬†Crispin Rapinet¬†is acting as the lead adviser to Caisse de d√©p√īt et placement du Qu√©bec (as a major shareholder of Bombardier Transportation) on investigations into alleged bribery at a Bombardier subsidiary. Other clients include ITV, Mars and NATS. Andrew Pearson, who has retired from private practice, was succeeded by Jonathan Baird¬†as the head of the practice.

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