Paul Askew (he/him)

Global Strategic Campaigns Manager | London


Paul is a senior marketing and business development manager.

With over 20 years' experience working across all disciplines in business development and marketing communications, Paul now leads the delivery of many of the firm's global campaigns and strategic communication projects.

Most notably, he recently led the firm's high profile 'defining moments' campaign in partnership with the Financial Times (FT), featuring insightful interviews with a number of the firm's clients including Dame Natalie Massenet, Sandie Okoro, Robin Klein, Barber & Osgerby, Mary Portas, Sabrina and Idris Elba. It has proved phenomenally successful, achieving the highest engagement figures the FT has seen in its commercial sponsorship campaigns.

Paul also created the 'modern relationships' campaign with a podcast series hosted by broadcaster and journalist Mariella Frostrup, creating clarity for separating or divorcing couples in the UK. The podcast series continues to be a valuable resource for couples and families tackling relationship breakdown, providing insight on the various solutions available.

For almost five years Paul was the lead marketing and business development advisor to our global dispute resolution teams which include; commercial litigation, international arbitration, public international law, white collar defence and investigations, employment, media and reputation management, contentious trusts, divorce and family.

He has a wide range of experience having worked within national and City based professional services and financial services firms for many years. His successes include leading external communications during high profile investigations and trials, multi-million pound tender and contract projects, major re-branding, CRM and numerous website projects.

Paul is a an active member of the firm's diversity and inclusion committee and co-leads the LGBTQ+ group.