7 September 2018

Womble Bond Dickinson appoints litigation and insolvency specialist

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has appointed Paul Griffiths as an Associate in the restructuring and insolvency team

Paul will work across the firm's Southampton and London offices, advising on contentious disputes and insolvency matters for a wide range of clients including insolvency practitioners, businesses, banks and high net-worth individuals.

Paul has extensive experience in handling high value cross-border claims and specialises in insolvency litigation, to include assisting in investigations and advising on asset recovery strategies. Paul also provides general insolvency advice to stakeholders as well as advising on commercial and trust disputes.

Joining from law firm Campbells, where he was based in the British Virgin Islands, Paul worked on high-value, high-profile, cross-border insolvency, commercial litigation and fraud cases.

Commenting on his appointment, Paul Griffiths said: "I am thrilled to join Womble Bond Dickinson. With the firm growing from a large UK operation into a major transatlantic firm, it feels like a fantastic time to be joining the team. WBD has an impressive client portfolio which I am looking forward to working with and growing."

Jon Hales, Partner and Head of WBD's Southampton office, added: "We're delighted to welcome Paul into our firm. He has an impressive array of experience and a strong track record in advising on cross border claims, which adds calibre to our already strong insolvency and litigation offering."

Ranking in the UK's top 20 law firms, WBD provides legal expertise in eleven key sectors from across eight offices in the UK and 18 offices in the US. It is one of the largest law firms in Southampton where it employs more than 150 staff.

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