Paul Joukador > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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A leading partner in commercial, outsourcing and technology matters who delivers pragmatic and strategic legal advice to complex matters in order to meet clients’ commercial goals.

Highly-ranked for commercial contracts in both Legal 500 and Chambers, Paul supports a broad range of businesses – including many well-known brands – in their daily operations and also when undertaking transformational projects. Paul is able to guide clients in the development of new products or services in the UK and globally, navigating complex supply chain challenges, entering into strategic alliances, establishing new routes to market and harnessing technologies to increase competitiveness or efficiencies.

Paul is highly experienced in helping manage change within organisations whether it is through delivering technology solutions or establishing new relationships with suppliers, networks or customers. He provides creative and workable solutions for complex legal questions and understands that a successful transaction is one that must strike the right balance in managing risk while achieving our client’s commercial objectives.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Gaming and betting

The gaming and betting team at RPC has a core specialism in advising interactive entertainment clients, including e-sports and online gaming platforms. Practice co-head Jeremy Drew is described as a ‘great tactician, leader and strategist’ – he regularly handles high-profile disputes, drawing on experience in licensing, and sports data and content matters. The team is jointly led by senior associate Josh Charalambous, who acts for B2B betting technology providers and sports betting companies. Commercial contract and licensing specialist Paul Joukador also supports the team.

London > Corporate and commercial > Commercial contracts

For the ‘responsive and supportive’ team at RPC, ‘no task is too big or small’ thanks to the ‘hugely commercial’ practice, which is ‘tuned in to what in-house lawyers need’. Under the leadership of the ‘extremely professionalTom Purton, who ‘makes the taxing rigour of legal contracts more bearable’, the standalone commercial group excels in the firm’s key sectors spanning the technology and media, retail and insurance industries; key clients include Google, Meta and House of Fraser. Former group head Oliver Bray, now senior partner at the firm, is still highly active in the department across a range of sectors, Paul Joukador and Mark Crichard handle outsourcing and technology mandates, Ciara Cullan is active in the luxury goods sector, and Charles Buckworth leads the fintech practice. Sourcing specialist Tania Williams joined the team in mid-2022 from Deloitte Legal.