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Advocate Paul Wilson
Corporate Law and Employment Law Partner
Paul is a Partner and has 25 years of experience in corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, banking, employment law, funds and financial services regulatory matters.
Prior to his move to Jersey in 2001, Paul worked at one of the principal nationwide law firms in the UK.
Most recently, he spent 17 years working for one of Jersey’s leading international law firms where he headed up the corporate and commercial team and focussed largely on the local Jersey market.
English Solicitor – 1995
Jersey Advocate – 2009
Paul Wilson and Christopher Scholefield are key names in the corporate practice at Viberts Jersey Lawyers. The firm is particularly reputed for work concerning island businesses, including construction companies (handling matters such as the formation of joint ventures for major projects on-island), technology start-ups and medical practices. Other areas of expertise include non-profits, with the Jersey Football Association a prestige client of the firm, as well as transactions concerning Jersey companies with their assets elsewhere.
At Viberts Jersey Lawyers, Paul Wilson handles borrower and lender-side work for Jersey trading companies, with borrower-side London real estate finance deals a staple for the firm alongside some work for challenger banks. Christopher Scholefield‘s workload includes advising trustees on finance matters, and James Lawrence has on-island real estate finance expertise.
Viberts Jersey Lawyers‘ employment practice was bolstered by the recruitment of Vicky Milner, who operated as a sole practitioner at Callington Chambers, in March 2020. Milner joined a practice headed by Paul Wilson, a corporate partner with a track record handling a range of matters for both employers and employees, and litigator Rebecca Morley-Kirk, whose litigation practice included representing trade unions in high-profile cases. Below partner level, Jersey advocate Giles Emmanuel is another key name.