Paul A Holmes

Paul A Holmes

Global Managing Partner, Finsbury Glover Hering
[email protected]

Paul A Holmes, global managing partner, advises corporations and institutions on high-stakes challenges, with a focus on crises and issues, civil and criminal litigation, compliance, enforcement and governance. He has counselled directors and C-suites on some of the biggest crises in corporate history, sensitive leadership changes, record-breaking settlements and bet-the-company lawsuits. His less conventional mandates include representing the shipping line in the 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates and pro bono support for a death row inmate and the families of Americans held hostage in Iran. Paul is a regular panellist at legal and other conferences, and his work in litigation and crisis communications has been recognised by Chambers and Partners and Lawdragon. Before taking up a career in strategic communications, Paul was a successful international journalist for almost three decades, working in more than 50 countries. He was the global editor for political and general news for five years at Reuters. Paul is a co-author of four books on international affairs. He is an ethics fellow of the Poynter Institute of Journalism Studies in St Petersburg, Florida and a member of the Leadership Council of the Committee to Protect Journalists. A UK and Italian national, he speaks fluent French, German and Italian and holds a bachelor’s degree in modern languages from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.

Content from this author

Unlock unlimited access to all Latin Lawyer content