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Trethowans LLP

THE PAVILION, BOTLEIGH GRANGE BUSINESS PARK, HEDGE END, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 2AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 023 8032 1000
Fax:
Fax 023 8032 1001
DX:
154120 SOUTHAMPTON 48
Email:
Web:
www.trethowans.com
Bournemouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton

Paula Eckton

Tel:
Work 023 8082 0532
Email:
Trethowans LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Paula is a very experienced corporate and commercial lawyer specialising in commercial contracts including IT and IP related contracts and supply agreements. Paula has wide experience of advising on mergers and acquisitions and advising on company law generally together with associated corporate matters such as shareholders agreements, share issues and funding rounds. Paula trained at Lamport Bassitt where she became the first female partner in 2009 and joined Trethowans as a partner in 2012. Paula’s abilities and reputation are acknowledged in Chambers and Partners (a key independent guide to the legal profession) in which sources have praised her for being ‘pragmatic and focused, securing the best possible outcome for her client’. Paula is very well-known in the South coast business community. Recent work: since joining Trethowans Paula has been involved in a significant number of commercial contracts for a leading betting chain and various contract negotiations generally for the firm’s clients. Specialist areas: commerical contracts; mergers, acquisitions and disposals; joint ventures; company law.

Career

Trained Lamport Bassitt; qualified 2002; partner Trethowans 2012.


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Hampshire

Within: Corporate and commercial: Hampshire

Trethowans LLP acted for the shareholders on the sale of the entire issued share capital of iSupply Energy to German energy corporate Vattenfall. Riskstop Group, Baker Perkins and Saint-Gobain/Jewson are other clients. The group's expertise includes corporate finance, M&A, disposals and joint venture agreements, where is acts for clients ranging from SMEs to plcs. Key team members include practice head Mike Watson, Nick Gent, Paula Eckton and newly made-up partner Lucy Grey.

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