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 trained at Lamport Bassitt where she became the first female partner in 2009 and joined Trethowans as a partner in 2012.
Paula's abilities and reputation are acknowledged in Chambers and Partners 2015 (a key independent guide to the legal profession) in which she is praised for her 'practical approach and extensive experience.'
Legal 500 (2017) also recommend management buyout specialist Paula Eckton
Paula is very well-known in the South coast business community.
Since joining Trethowans Paula has been involved a significant number of commercial contracts for a leading betting chain and various contract negotiations generally for the firm’s clients.
Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposals