Paul Cliff > Gateley Plc > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Gateley Plc
ONE ELEVEN
EDMUND STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B3 2HJ
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Paul specialises in mergers & acquisitions in the private and public company arena, capital markets work and public company advisory work.

He has many years’ experience of working at the very highest levels of industry and commerce and always offers down-to-earth, pragmatic advice no matter how complex the transaction. Paul is a member of the Legal Experts Group of the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) and heads the firm’s capital markets group.

Career

Trained Edge and Ellison (formerly Hammonds and now Squire Sanders); qualified 1988. Partner Hammonds 1996-2002; Midlands head of corporate 2000-02; partner Gateley 2003 to date.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Legal Experts Group of the Quoted Companies Alliance.

Education

Spondon School, Derby; Lancaster University (1982-85 LLB Hons law); College of Law, Chester (1986).

Leisure

Paul enjoys running (regularly takes part in half marathons and other long-distance runs), golf, cricket, swimming, football, theatre.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Gateley Plc  has a strong presence in the region, as highlighted by its work in M&A, private equity and commercial contracts. Tom Durrant  heads the corporate team nationally and is an expert in cross-border acquisitions and disposals.  Other prominent figures from the team include: capital markets specialist Paul Cliff ; private equity expert Simon Gill ; Chris Reed , who is  skilled in acquisitions and disposals;  Michael Ward , who is highly experienced in corporate transactions and restructurings; and public company  lawyer Tom Rush .