Burges Salmon LLP

Paul Haggett

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Practice Areas

Partner and former head of Disputes, Environment and Planning department. Practice focused on acting for large corporates and financial institutions. He is a solicitor advocate and qualified mediator.

Since January 2018, Paul has been acting as the firm’s General Counsel, COLP, MLRO and DPO.


Trained Freshfields; qualified 1985; manager Freshfields litigation department 1985-89; assistant/associate Burges Salmon 1989-92; partner 1992; head of commercial litigation team 1999-2011; head of disputes, environment and planning department, 2011-17.

Professional Memberships

Bristol Law Society.


Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall; Downing College, Cambridge (BA Hons Law). Leisure: skiing, sailing, fitness, gardening, folk music, 20th century European history.