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Paul Greenwood

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Practice Areas

All aspects of commercial litigation, corporate and personal insolvency, company law, financial services, professional negligence, in England and related foreign jurisdictions, including Dubai and the Bahamas. Leading cases include: OBG v Allan [2007] UKHL 21, on economic tort; GHLM v Maroo [2012] 2 BCLC 369, fraudulent conduct of company directors; T-Mobile (UK) v Virgin Mobile Telecoms Limited [2003] EWHC 379, shareholder dispute; Bear Stearns v Forum Global [2007] EWHC 1576, oral contract between traders; Thomson v Christie Manson & Woods Limited [2004] EWHC 1101, duties of auctioneers.


Lord Denning Scholar of Lincoln's Inn. Called Lincoln's Inn 1991. Joined 4 Stone Buildings in October 1992. Junior Counsel to the Crown: B Panel (July 1999).

Professional Memberships

Commercial Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association; Insolvency Lawyers Association.


Contributor to 'Butterworths Practical Insolvency'; 'Atkins Court Forms': Volumes 9 and 10, Companies and Corporate Insolvency (Butterworths); Butterworths' Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents' Volume 11: Companies. Contributor to OUP Annotated Companies Act 2006.


Educated at Culford School, Suffolk and Jesus College, Oxford (BA Jurisprudence and BCL (Distinction)). Between 1989 and 1990 appointed to a Lectureship at Jesus College, and taught the Law of Contract and Tort and also Administrative and Criminal Law