Paul Aherne is a Partner in Walkers’ Finance and Corporate Group. Paul has broad experience of debt financing transactions and specialises in advising lenders and borrowers in relation to Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law aspects of fund finance, leveraged and acquisition finance, margin lending, real estate finance, asset finance, structured finance and general corporate lending.
Paul trained with CMS Cameron McKenna in London, qualifying into the firm’s Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Group in 2004. In 2007 Paul joined the Banking Group of Allen & Overy’s Hong Kong office where he developed expertise advising on a broad range of cross-border financings throughout Asia. During his time with Allen & Overy, Paul spent a year based in Allen & Overy’s Tokyo office. Paul joined Walkers in Hong Kong in 2011 and was promoted to partner in 2014.
Paul is recognised in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific – Paul Aherne is ‘extremely responsive and provides practical advice’.