Paolo is a managing associate and Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) in our Dispute Resolution group in London. He covers a wide range of areas, with his focus being on high-tech disputes in the Healthcare & Life Sciences and Tech, Media & Telecoms sectors.
Paolo was seconded for four months in 2016 to Selex ES Ltd., an electronics and information technology business within the Leonardo aerospace, defence and security engineering group.
Much of Paolo's work involves cross-border litigation, particularly with an Italian nexus. Although he is British-Canadian, Paolo grew up in Italy and speaks fluent Italian, and he was seconded for six months to Simmons & Simmons' Milan office in 2007.
Paolo sits on the Legal Issues and Compliance Committee of the Association of British Healthtech Industries, and he is also a Tech London Advocate specialising in digital health issues. Paolo is a member of the British Italian Law Association and of the Society for Computers and Law. Paolo edits the Simmons & Simmons Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Enforcement Risk microsite.
Paolo joined us in 2005. Before converting to law, Paolo read biochemistry at the University of Edinburgh. Legal 500 describes Paolo as a managing associate “to note”.