Beale & Co adds regulatory and competition law Partner to its corporate and commercial practice

Monday, 19th July 2021

Beale & Co is delighted to announce the arrival of Paul Henty as a new Partner in the Firm’s corporate and commercial practice. Paul joins from Charles Russell Speechlys LLP where he was co-head of the EU Competition Law practice.

Paul is a highly regarded Partner with significant expertise advising on a wide range of regulatory issues, including on Competition Law, Public Procurement and the Modern Slavery Act 2015. He also has extensive experience advising on more general corporate and commercial contracts, GDPR, the filing of regulatory complaints and assisting businesses of all sectors to achieve compliance. This is an area of increasing importance for our clients.

Paul joins Beale & Co’s specialist team of leading legal advisors to the construction, engineering and infrastructure sector. With a strong background in this sector, Paul will work closely alongside the Firm’s corporate and commercial Partner James Hutchinson, to service the firm’s construction sector client base but also assist clients in other industries.

Paul said: “I am delighted to be joining Beale & Co at a time of exciting growth for the Firm across a number of areas. The Firm’s international profile is expanding and we share a number of major clients.   I will add my Regulatory and Competition Law expertise to the Firm’s practice but also provide additional bandwidth to James’s Public Procurement and Corporate / Commercial practice. Construction and engineering has been an important part of my practice to date and I am very aware of Beale’s impressive work with regard to large, international infrastructure projects.”

Sheena Sood, Senior Partner said: “As Beale & Co continues to grow, we are keen to expand the expertise we are able to offer to our clients and the construction sector as a whole. Paul, who has an established Regulatory and Competition Law practice alongside a wealth of expertise in corporate and commercial matters, is a natural fit and we look forward to working with him and continuing to deliver a first-class service to our clients.”


For further information please contact:

Katie Garrett
Business Development Manager
T: +44 (0) 20 7469 0470