Paul Sephton is a partner in Harneys' Finance and Corporate practice group in Hong Kong and is head of the transactional team in Asia. He advises leading onshore law firms, major international financial institutions and listed and private companies.
He specialises in debt finance advising on a range of financial products, including leveraged finance, margin lending, acquisition finance, pre-IPO finance, take-private transactions, bond issuances, convertible instruments, derivative transactions, property finance and syndicated lending.
Prior to joining Harneys, Paul worked as counsel in the finance team of Walkers’ Hong Kong office. He also worked at Allen & Overy in London before moving to Linklaters in Hong Kong. During that time, Paul undertook secondments with Barclays' legal team in London and with Standard Chartered’s leveraged finance team in Hong Kong.