Paul Fradley

Called to the Bar 2019

Paul specialises in domestic and cross-border insolvency and restructuring, commercial litigation, offshore work, company law, and banking and finance.


Paul is regularly instructed in high-profile insolvency and restructuring cases, including China Evergrande Group, Lifeways Group, Debenhams, Thai Airways, Cineworld and Corbin & King. Paul also regularly appears unled in a variety of insolvency and company law applications, including winding-up petitions and rescissions, bankruptcy petitions, injunctions, directions applications, applications to set aside statutory demands and applications to extend administrations.


Paul is also experienced in commercial litigation. He is currently instructed in a number of Commercial Court matters and complex fraud proceedings.


Paul has a developing offshore practice, having been called to the Bar of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands. He is involved in ongoing matters in the Cayman Islands and the BVI.


Paul graduated with a First Class degree in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford, ranking second in his year and winning six University prizes. He subsequently completed the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) at the University of Oxford, in receipt of a number of scholarships, and graduated with a Distinction. He was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn as a recipient of the Inn’s most prestigious scholarships for both the Bar Course and Pupillage. Prior to starting practice, Paul was a Judicial Assistant in the High Court, based in the Chancery Division and Commercial Court, and tutored in the law of trusts at the University of Oxford.

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