Paula Bartlett > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
SO15 1GA

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Paula head’s up the firm’s UK commercial team (which incorporates five sub-teams: commercial contracts & supply chain, competition, data & privacy, intellectual property and technology).  She specialises in commercial contract law and has extensive experience of advising on and negotiating complex contractual arrangements for clients in various sectors.  Paula also has strong project management skills with extensive experience of leading large cross office, multidisciplinary teams in the delivery of major projects.


Qualified 2001; solicitor, Trethowans 2001; solicitor, Paris Smith & Randall 2002; solicitor, Bond Pearce 2007; senior associate, Bond Pearce 2008; partner, Bond Pearce 2012; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) on combination 2017.

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London > Corporate and commercial > Commercial contracts

(Leading individuals)

Paula BartlettWomble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP’s commercial team is comprised of four sub-teams covering commercial contracts and outsourcing, data and privacy, IP and technology mandates. At a sector level, the practice is highly active in the retail, manufacturing, real estate, aerospace, transport, technology and financial industries and is also a key name in the market for public sector clients. Paula Bartlett heads up the group and Peter Snaith regularly advises manufacturing clients.

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Hampshire

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP‘s Southampton-based corporate and commercial offering is jointly headed by Ian Holden, who leads the corporate group, and Paula Bartlett, who heads the commercial group. Holden also heads the firm’s French desk, and has particular expertise in M&As, joint venture agreements, and corporate finance. Bartlett, meanwhile, is well known for her work for clients in the technology sector and on issues relating to data protection. Stephen Pierce heads the corporate offering at the national level. The corporate and commercial team boasts significant strength in depth, while its structure, split into four subteams, allows it to offer specialist, focused advice in commercial contracts and outsourcing, data and privacy, IP, and technology. Sebastian Briggs acts for clients in the marine and technology sectors, and is well known for his work on renewable energy transactions. Legal director Carly Holt is recommended for her experience in the financial industry.