Southampton and Salisbury based law firm Trethowans has bolstered its Corporate and Commercial Team with the hire of Paula Eckton as a Partner.
Paula is a very experienced corporate and commercial lawyer specialising in commercial contracts including IT and IP related contracts and supply agreements. Paula has wide experience of advising on mergers and acquisitions and advising on company law generally together with associated corporate matters such as shareholders agreements, share issues and funding rounds.
Paula's abilities and reputation are acknowledged in Chambers and Partners (a key independent guide to the legal profession) in which sources have praised her for being "pragmatic and focused, securing the best possible outcome for her client."
Paula is very well-known in the South coast business community. Commenting on her arrival, Paula said "I am delighted to be joining the Corporate and Commercial Team at Trethowans. The Team has an excellent reputation and has a well established and well respected client base. I very much look forward to becoming part of such a progressive and dynamic firm".
Mike Watson, Head of the Corporate and Commercial Team at Trethowans, said the appointment showed the continued commitment to improving the strength and depth within the Corporate and Commercial Team and the firm as a whole for the benefit of its clients. "I am pleased that we have added such a talented and well-regarded individual to the firm. Paula is the second new addition to the Corporate and Commercial Team in the last 3 months and shows our continued commitment to expanding the Team and providing the very best service to our clients.”