Paul Airley is a partner in the corporate department at Fladgate.

He is a corporate and equity capital markets lawyer, and has advised on a wide range of UK and international corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions including: public and private acquisitions and asset transactions; joint ventures; IPOs on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market (Premium and Standard segments of the Official List) and AIM market (including dual listings); UK and international secondary fundraisings and other transactions for listed companies; UK financings for overseas companies; and share buybacks and other corporate reorganisations.

Paul has particular experience of advising on transactions involving Canadian capital markets. He has significant expertise in the energy and resources and fintech sectors.

His clients include Caspian Sunrise plc, Angus Energy plc, WideCells Group plc, PennPetro Energy plc and TransGlobe Energy Corporation.  Paul has also advised UK and overseas financial advisers and brokers on capital markets transactions.

A notable recent deal on which Paul has advised is the £135m AIM listing of TransGlobe Energy Corporation, a TSX and NASDAQ listed independent oil and gas production and development company.

Paul has been recommended in the Legal 500 2017 edition for work on Flotations: Small and mid-cap and Mining and minerals transactions, and has been consistently ranked since 2015.