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Paul O’Doherty

Forum Chambers

  • Barrister
  • BSB
  • 01/01/2000

  • London
  • 1 Quality Court
    Chancery Lane
    City of London
    WC2A 1HR


Paul O’Doherty is an experienced commercial barrister who has been advising businesses for over 20 years, from small owner-operated enterprises to large international corporates.

He is experienced in providing strategic, commercial advice and advocacy in complex, high value litigation. His main areas of practice are corporate insolvency, financial services, contractual disputes, civil fraud and construction.

A common theme in Paul’s work is complicated financial evidence. Paul was an accomplished corporate finance analyst prior to his call to the bar. He worked on a diverse portfolio of international mergers & acquisitions, private equity, property investments and hedge fund transactions. With considerable experience undertaking due diligence and complex corporate valuation, Paul’s forensic accounting skills set him apart.

Paul is as comfortable providing strategic advice in the boardroom as he is in court. He understands what business people need their lawyers to tell them. A natural advocate with an easy style and a wealth of trial experience, Paul’s blend of legal expertise and commercial insight delivers results.

Paul has a law degree from Magdalene College, Cambridge.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accountants
  • Banks
  • Financial Services
  • Insolvency Practioners
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Pensions
  • Solicitor - Commercial Property
  • Solicitors
  • Stockbrokers