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Paul Harrington
Paul Harrington
Senior Associate — Tax
Senior Associate — Tax

Paul Harrington

Paul Harrington

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Paul Harrington

Experience Highlights

  • Representation of Harbour Energy Limited, the energy investment vehicle managed by EIG Global Energy Partners, on its agreement to lead the US$3 billion acquisition by Chrysaor Holdings Limited of a diversified portfolio of oil and natural gas assets in the North Sea from Shell UK and its affiliates

  • Advice to Qatar Holding LLC, an affiliate of the Qatar Investment Authority (“QIA”), the sovereign wealth fund of the state of Qatar, on entering into an agreement to make a US$200 million investment in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV

  • Representation of QIA on its cornerstone investment in the Hut Group, as part of the Hut Group’s Initial Public Offering and standard listing on the London Stock Exchange

  • Representation of ATP Media, the media arm of the ATP Tennis Tour which controls the sales, production and distribution of all of the media rights of the ATP Tennis Tour, on its corporate and tax restructuring and the re-negotiation of certain key and complex commercial contracts relating to the same

  • Advice to Mubadala in relation to the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition of residential real estate in the Netherlands

  • Representation of SoftBank Vision Fund on its £300 million investment into OakNorth, a challenger bank that specialises in lending to SMEs; at the time this was the largest ever European fintech fundraising

  • Representation of PPF Group in the €2.8 billion acquisition of Telenor’s telecommunications assets in Central & Eastern Europe

  • Representation of The Culture Trip Limited on fundraising

  • Advice to Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, a leading marketer of lawn and garden products, in relation to the $250 million sale of their European and Australian consumer operations to Exponent Private Equity LLP

  • Advice to Bank of China on a €6 billion pan-European financing


  • Chartered Institute of Taxation, CTA, 2012
  • Nottingham Law School, GDL and LPC, 2005
  • Cambridge University, Gonville & Caius College, BA/MSci Natural Sciences, 2002
  • MergerLinks, “Rising Star” in Top Tax Lawyers (EMEA), 2023
  • England and Wales