Paul Harrington

Counsel, London

Biography

Overview

Paul Harrington is a counsel in our global Tax practice based in London.

Paul has a wide range of transactional and advisory tax experience, particularly in the context of M&A, finance and corporate structuring and restructuring. Paul advises on both direct and indirect tax issues.

Paul's clients include multi-national companies, financial institutions and private equity funds.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
CTA
Chartered Institute of Taxation
GDL, LPC
Nottingham Law School
BA (Hons)
MA, MSci
University of Cambridge
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of GSO Capital Partners L.P. in connection with its sale of ALcontrol Group Limited and the structuring of the upstreaming and liquidation of the proceeds of the sale.

Representation of Goldman Sachs' Real Estate Assets Management business on the sale of a mixed portfolio of properties in Finland, the Netherlands and Poland.

Representation of Goldman Sachs (Situations Group), the primary center for Goldman Sachs’ middle-market financing and investing activity, in relation to its subscription for shares in Jumo World Limited.

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.

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.

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 Oaktree Capital Management in the £420 million sale of the SACO property portfolio, one of the UK's leading providers of serviced apartments with an extensive network of properties around the world, to Brookfield Asset Management.

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.